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Qatar and the World Cup in perspective and more

November 27, 2022

QATAR AND THE WORLD CUP IN PERSPECTIVE With the 2022 FIFA World Cup underway, there has been no letup in the critical articles regarding Qatar’s treatment of migrant workers, including frequent reference to the 2021 story in the Guardian that reported 6,500 migrant workers had been killed since 2010 and which suggested those deaths were […]

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Missile madness, Israel’s extremist turn and more

November 20, 2022

Today we consider why ending the war in Ukraine is becoming more urgent and more difficult to achieve. We examine steps Canada must now take following Israel’s far-right election result and we highlight some good news on international efforts to curtail the harm to civilians from explosive weapons.

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Rising threats on Korean peninsula, Ukraine and Haiti updates and more

November 13, 2022

Today we examine how the Ukraine war is exacerbating nuclear risks on the Korean peninsula and beyond, consider the implications of Russia’s retreat from Kherson and renewed concerns about America’s approach to negotiations and more.

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Is there a way to fix the Freeland doctrine so it works for Canada?

November 6, 2022

Today we examine how a very bad idea by Deputy Minister Freeland can be reoriented away from exacerbating global tensions and weakening the UN toward creative diplomatic collaborations with the opposite effect.

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