Michael Byers responds to latest Arctic sovereignty survey

A recent survey conducted by EKOS Research for the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, and the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation, found that the majority of Canadians see Arctic sovereignty as the country’s top foreign-policy issue.  The Globe and Mail hosted an online discussion with Prof. Michael Byers, a member of the Rideau Institute Board of Directors and Professor of Political Science at the University of British Columbia.

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Professor Paul Rogers on the Trump wars era

In his latest article, The Trump wars era (OpenDemocracy.net, 30 November 2017), Professor Paul Rogers, International Security Advisor at Open Democracy, outlines the terrifying augmentation of military force by the Trump administration. Because of its importance, we include it below in its entirety. “A new era is opening almost by stealth. Its defining feature is military expansion, ordered […]

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