Par Scott Simon
- 17 avril 2012
par Roland Paris et Margaret Biggs
Le plus gros client du Canada, les États-Unis, se réoriente vers le protectionnisme. Les puissances émergentes transforment l’économie mondiale. L’intolérance s’accroît, y compris au Canada. La technologie révolutionne la nature du travail.
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The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States has ushered in a period of unsettling uncertainty in international affairs. He has called the foundations of American foreign policy into question, but his precise intentions remain mysterious.
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A series of foreign ministry memos, leaked to the media in recent days, offer an unflattering assessment of Canada’s declining international influence and reputation. They are apparently draft « transition » documents, which the federal bureaucracy prepares before every election.
Last year I blogged about the decline in Canadian military spending as a percent of gross domestic product (GDP). The most recent figures at that time were for 2013. I noted that defence spending had fallen to 1.00 percent of …EN SAVOIR PLUS
In the March issue of the Literary Review of Canada, I write about the future of Canada’s foreign policy in an open letter to the party leader who wins the 2015 federal election.
Here’s an excerpt:
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Rather than maintaining
Published in the Globe and Mail, January 29, 2015We recently learned that Canadian troops in Iraq are spending about …EN SAVOIR PLUS
In a new CIPS policy brief on Canada’s war in Iraq, Roland Paris addresses the following questions:
The greatest risk to United Nations peace operations is not operational failure, but the growing divergence of opinion among countries that mandate, finance and supply personnel to these operations regarding the purposes and practices of peacekeeping itself.
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Published on the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage Blog, December 9, 2014
These are difficult days for defenders of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) doctrine, which holds that the international community must be prepared to act when countries “manifestly fail …EN SAVOIR PLUS
Have you seen the reports that Canada is thinking about purchasing one or both of the Mistral-class warships that France has been building for Russia? They are almost certainly false.
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I recently wrote in the Globe and Mail that we shouldn’t expect to see a warming in Canada’s relations with the United Nations, which have been chilly since the Harper government failed to win a seat for Canada on …EN SAVOIR PLUS
Published in the Globe and Mail, Sept. 24, 2014
When Prime Minister Stephen Harper addresses the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, observers should not expect a warming in Canada’s attitude toward the world body.
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