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The darker side of the ‘toon

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5 December, 2014

Cartoonist Joe Sacco’s latest book is a ‘howl of outrage’ against U.S. foreign policy. His work and others before him helped change a medium.


Buzz Kill

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12 March, 2013

What does being constantly watched sound like? Taylor Owen on the under-appreciated costs of living under drones.


Keystone Uber Alles?

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27 February, 2013

Steve Saideman on why neither Canadian domestic policy nor Canadian-U.S. relations begin and end with the Keystone pipeline.


Mr. Abe Goes to Washington

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20 February, 2013

This week, Japan’s Prime Minister meets Obama. Gerald Wright explains what they need from each other, and why they may not get it.


The State of Disunion

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15 February, 2013

Paul Quirk on what Obama’s State of the Union Address means for Canada – there’s both good news and bad news.


Promises Made

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13 February, 2013

Steve Saideman on the foreign policy promises and exaggerations Obama made last night in the State of the Union Address.


Targeted Killing on Trial

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8 February, 2013

Jennifer Welsh probes the U.S.’s practice of “targeted killing”, and argues increased scrutiny may not lead to greater transparency.


No Bragging Rights

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23 January, 2013

President Obama’s second inauguration brought out an unfortunate Canadian tendency in relation to our American neighbours: smugness.


Ideological Ceasefire

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23 November, 2012

Ideology isn’t something that any leader can turn on and off at will, but that does not necessarily lead to irrational policy making.


Can They Get Along?

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12 November, 2012

Paul Quirk on the prospects for bipartisan co-operation and competent government in the U.S.