The Republic endures

Andrew Cohen / @Andrew_Z_Cohen

Journalist, author and associate professor of journalism at Carleton University

Andrew Cohen is a journalist, author and associate professor of journalism at Carleton University. In a career of 42 years he has worked in Ottawa, Toronto, London, Berlin and Washington, where he was political correspondent for the Globe and Mail. He has written for the New York Times, United Press International, Time, CNN.com, Maclean's and Foreign Affairs, among other publications. His seven books include a best-selling critique of Canadian foreign policy — While Canada Slept: How We Lost Our Place in the World — which was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction. His latest book is Two Days in June: John F. Kennedy’s 48 Hours That Made History. Cohen has won two National Newspaper Awards, three National Magazine Awards and twice been awarded the Queen’s Jubilee Medal. He writes a long-running weekly column for the Ottawa Citizen, appearing in Postmedia Newspapers, and he is a regular commentator on American affairs on CTV News Channel and Sirius Satellite Radio. In 2016-2017, he was a Fulbright Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Centre for International Scholars in Washington. He received a second Fulbright Scholarship in 2020-2021.

Most Recent Posts

The Trump referendum

The Trump referendum

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November 2, 2018

Republicans and Democrats are both hoping to
gain ground in midterm elections on November 6. Andrew Cohen looks at what is
at stake and what the results might mean for the Trump presidency. 

Interview with Andrew Cohen

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July 6, 2011

Is Canadian internationalism dead? Will a majority government allow Canada to have a more strategic foreign policy? With Libya – and the UN mandate to intervene based on the doctrine of the “Responsibility to Protect” – did Canada miss out on an opportunity for international leadership? Do Canada’s engagements in Libya and Afghanistan represent a […]