Surveillance drone manufacturers watch out – you’ve got real-bird competition. Or so Sudanese officials believe.
Deputy Editor of OpenCanada.org
Claire is the deputy editor of OpenCanada.org. She recently completed her M.Phil in International Relations at Oxford University, where she was a William and Nona Heaslip Scholar, and specialized in American Foreign Policy and International Law. Claire holds a B.A. (Hons) in International Relations from Trinity College, U of T.
Most Recent Posts
Ideology isn’t something that any leader can turn on and off at will, but that does not necessarily lead to irrational policy making.
As the M23 rebels advance on Goma, the UN struggles to prevent violence in the DRC from spreading.
The use of unmanned drones may make waging war easier – but that doesn’t mean there isn’t any accountability.
A war of words, in 140 characters or less.
This winter, in partnership with CDFAI, we will be launching DRONE WEEK, a week-long online discussion of the present and future applications for UAV technology. OpenCanada will host contributions from leading experts on the implications of deploying UAVs for military, strategic, and humanitarian purposes. In the lead up to DRONE WEEK, OpenCanada will be tracking […]
OpenCanada considers the bigger questions posed by Hurricane Sandy.
OpenCanada considers the Cuban Missile Crisis 50 years on.
Claire Schachter on the year Libya has had and the challenges it still faces.
On Sunday, October 7, Venezuela will hold its presidential election, with incumbent Hugo Chavez facing off against Henrique Capriles. The world will be watching the outcome, the fairness of the electoral process, and how neighbouring states (as well as the United States) respond. Chavez is bidding for another six-year term as president, leading the leftist Partido […]
Claire Schachter on if the world should be focused on drawing a red line for Iran.
The proposed takeover of Nexen by the China National Offshore Oil Corporation has dominated business and international news reporting in Canada since it was first announced on July 23, (although the rumour mill started spinning long before then). There are two overlapping topics of debate keeping Nexen and CNOOC on the radar. The first is […]
The growing violence across the Muslim world is testing how diplomacy and Twitter can work together.
The PQ wants more say over Canada’s foreign policy. Will that dilute the country’s voice?