Is Stephen Harper just a useful idiot to the U.S. -- ranting and raving about Russian expansionism and imperialism so that the U.S. position looks more reasonable by comparison?
Canadian foreign policy
Murray Dobbin examines the high stakes behind the casual acceptance by the West of an illegal, coup-installed regime in Kiev populated by neo-Nazis and anti-Semites.
Since the Conservatives won their first minority government in 2006, we have seen a gradual shift in Canadian foreign policy where domestic political concerns have come to override any other concern.
A whirlwind of debate has happened after the Dominican Republic's Constitutional Court ruled to strip Dominicans of Haitian descent of their citizenship.
Open letter to Stephen Harper: thanks for being such a transparent and forthright Canadian Prime Minister and committing to universal human justice (not!).
'Building Sanctuary' asks "what happened when U.S. war resisters to the Vietnam war arrived in Canada, which was undergoing a major political, economic and cultural shift."
Is it okay to mix international trade with foreign policy? What if it's reeking with missionaries, rape, murder and predatory resource extraction?
Of all the hypocrisies revealed by Stephen Harper, perhaps none are so morally offensive as his sudden, solemn respect for Nelson Mandela.
The Harper government has replaced Canadian foreign policy with export promotion, and made global trade the latest plank in its permanent election campaign.
Harper has boycotted the Commonwealth meeting hosted by Sri Lanka in light of human rights abuses. Is this just a political move for the election or has Harper changed his tune and actions?