There are reverberations for Turkey, Iran and Iraq. Even Asia will feel consequences – and, of course, this won’t help the UN’s position. But will the U.S. action signal the beginning of the end of the Syrian civil war or a step down a slippery slope into ever deeper chaos in the region and confrontation with Russia?
Apr 07, 2017
His comments on foreign policy are troubling, but his scorn for Germany is cause for alarm
Jan 20, 2017
This latest edict joins a handful of others that guide the judgments of the vast majority of UN member states on Israeli-Palestinian issues
Dec 29, 2016
Foreign policy decisions, above all those involving peace and war, must be guided by values as well as interests.
Jul 07, 2016
The Paris negotiators are not starting from scratch as we were in Kyoto. The science is much better now and the motivation to act is stronger.
Dec 11, 2015
A knee-jerk reaction to events is the wrong way to conduct foreign affairs
Nov 23, 2015
With a couple of rare exceptions, the Harper government’s bilateral diplomacy is failing
Sep 29, 2015
The country is at risk from a rising tide of insecurity on its borders and instability inside them
Jul 29, 2015
The expansion of CSIS’s scope of activity abroad creates real prospects for confusion and conflict with the work of the Department of Foreign Affairs
Jun 29, 2015
Conservatives have been proven wrong: The negotiations are going very much in the right direction, and Ottawa should let them succeed
Apr 06, 2015