• The Case of Omar Khadr

    The Case of Omar Khadr

    • 13 juillet 2017

    The Omar Khadr case is again front-page news following the settlement of his longstanding lawsuit against the Canadian government.  The news has elicited a wide range of comments from the usual suspects.  I was among a small group in Foreign Affairs Canada who dealt with the Khadr case from 2002, when he was captured at

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  • CETA after Opinion 2/15: Legal Clarity or Confusion?

    CETA after Opinion 2/15: Legal Clarity or Confusion?

    • 13 juillet 2017

    By Jens Ladefoged Mortensen Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen The EU’s trading partners must wonder what goes on inside Europe. What does it take to get a trade deal done? True, trade negotiations are notoriously complex. The CETA agreement took over seven years to negotiate. The controversial investment chapter was unilaterally revised by

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  • After Abdication

    After Abdication

    • 9 juillet 2017

    By Peter Marcus Kristensen University of Copenhagen American observers of international affairs are currently enmeshed in a debate on the uncertain future of the “US-led liberal international order.” This is, of course, spurred by the election of President Trump and his nationalist and isolationist “America First” strategy. Trump’s wavering approach to alliance commitments, skepticism towards

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  • NATO: A Liberal Alliance in an Increasingly Illiberal World?

    NATO: A Liberal Alliance in an Increasingly Illiberal World?

    • 9 juillet 2017

    By Alexandra Gheciu Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa In recent weeks, we have witnessed a number of developments designed to signal NATO’s persistent — arguably reinvigorated — role as the key security institution of the transatlantic community of liberal democracies. For instance, on 29 June NATO Defence Ministers met to

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  • Liberal Interventionism: The Crisis Within

    Liberal Interventionism: The Crisis Within

    • 9 juillet 2017

    By Katja Lindskov Jacobsen Center for Military Studies, University of Copenhagen Liberal interventionism today not only responds to crises in countries experiencing violent conflicts, distress, and disaster. It also responds to a crisis within. This crisis is not simply about post-Trump budget cuts and the broader withdrawal from liberal interventionism’s key institutions, including the UN.

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  • Trump’s Genius

    Trump’s Genius

    • 9 juillet 2017

    By Michael C. Williams Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa For much of the public and the political classes, Donald Trump remains a mystery. The Twitter tirades and legislative fiascos, the constant media feuding, the insults and outrage all seem to reveal a president who is not simply politically inexperienced, but

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