Our new Middle East policy? It's simple. We have no business being there, we have no lofty goals capable of being achieved, we have no genuine national interest.
Canadian foreign policy
Reading the Trudeau government's new foreign policy announcements, it is difficult to see what the Liberals have to offer the world.
With its giant boost to military spending, the Trudeau government is gearing up for more Western adventurism, using NATO to prop up a failing finance capitalism by military threats.
There has been no indication from Team Trudeau that it wants to add value to world politics, only that it wants to protect the status quo in relations with the U.S.
Recent commentary about Canada’s policy towards southern Africa’s liberation struggles distorts history that should inform debate over Canada’s planned military deployment to the continent today.
Canada's most influential global studies program is the brainchild of a mining magnet with a significant personal stake in a particular foreign policy.
NATO is requesting that Canada join a 4,000-troop contingent that would form a permanent NATO presence in countries bordering Russia. Will Prime Minister Trudeau make the courageous choice and say no?
Justin Trudeau has shown he handles the communications side of being prime minister with aplomb. But making the government work for all Canadians requires more than showing up with a smile.
The decision to sign the Saudi arms deal speaks volumes about Trudeau's foreign policy, revealing a government with a progressive public face contradicted by a ruthless disregard for human rights.
The Trudeau team is poised to fail two significant foreign policy tests. One deals with an individual war criminal, while the other is a massive terrorism and torture trade show.