Canadian foreign policy

Book Review
Apr 19, 2012

Confronting Canada's colonialist past

Al Engler
In Orienting Canada, John Price focuses on 20th century racism and on Canada's role as junior partner in British and U.S. imperialism.
Blog
Apr 16, 2012

Why should Canada care about Rwanda?

Gerry Caplan
Most Canadians now know the answer to the question general Romeo Dallaire once asked thanks, unhappily, to one of history's great man-made tragedies.
News
Mar 16, 2012
Photo: Truthout.org/Flickr

Netanyahu's campaign to change U.S. politics using Iran

Jesse Rosenfeld
Bolstered by a Tea Party-oriented Mid-East Canadian foreign policy and a record of using war to win elections at home, Israel's Prime Minister hits the campaign trail to change U.S. politics.
Podcast
Mar 8, 2012

Lester Pearson's Peacekeeping: The Truth May Hurt

Progressive Voices
Pearson was an ardent Cold Warrior who backed colonialism and apartheid in Africa, coups in Guatemala, Iran, and Brazil, and was an important contributor to the American war against Vietnam.
Podcast
Mar 6, 2012

Alert! #205: Iran's nuclear threat is a myth

Alert! Radio from Canadian Dimension
This week, Alert! interviews Sara Flounders and Yves Engler, two of the presenters at a University of Toronto forum on the Geopolitics of Sanctions and War Against Iran.
Book Review
Feb 23, 2012
Lester Pearson’s Peacekeeping: The Truth May Hurt

The truth about Lester Pearson's peacekeeping

Paul Weinberg
In his new book, Yves Engler sets to demolish the near saintly status of Lester Bowles ("Mike") Pearson in the public sphere, Canadian foreign policy circles and even on the social democratic left.
Blog
Jan 13, 2012

Haiti on the second anniversary of the earthquake

Roger Annis
rabble.ca's Haiti blog looks at informative articles that appeared on the second anniversary of the earthquake and the strident defence of President Michel Martelly issued by Michaëlle Jean.
Blog
Dec 5, 2011

Brain drain makes Africa a generous donor

Gerry Caplan
Those extremely generous African philanthropists are at it again. You'd think they'd be overwhelmed by compassion fatigue after all these centuries of enriching the rich Western world.
Podcast
Nov 30, 2011
The Black Book of Canadian Foreign Policy

Yves Engler: Libya, Syria and Iran

Progressive Voices
We speak with Yves Engler on the imperialist nature of Canadian foreign policy. The effects of Canada's bombing of Libya, and the potential for war against Syria and Iran, are discussed.
Blog
Nov 25, 2011

Living with a nuclear Iran

Gerry Caplan
It is deeply regrettable that Iran may one day join the not-so-exclusive club of nations that possess nuclear weapons. But I don't see how the world convinces Iran it's not entitled to such weapons.
Blog
May 20, 2011

Stephen Harper, Jon Stewart and exporting death

Gerry Caplan
With majority government has come speculation that Stephen Harper might be interested in a foreign policy that was actually about policy. One issue has emerged that will offer immediate illumination.

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