Foreign Affairs


Justin Trudeau’s Celebrity Schtick Has Finally Blown Up in His Face

Trudeau’s Indian misadventure was an epic misfire.


Trump's biggest foreign policy decisions since taking office

President Trump campaigned on fundamentally remaking the world order, and he's taken meaningful steps in that direction so far.


Trudeau shuffles team to fit with Trump and make a deal with China

Trudeau shakes up his team ahead of the Trump inauguration, with a mix of promotions and demotions


Trump Picks Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson to Be Secretary of State

A number of top Republican senators have expressed concerns over Tillerson's lack of experience and coziness with Russia.


Is Beirut's Garbage Crisis Weakening Hezbollah?

We talked to members of the militant group and protesters on the street about what's going on in Lebanon.


Amid ISIS and Ukraine Crises, Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Just Quit

Some are speculating it's because of a rift between Baird and the prime minister himself.


Canada's Government Is Getting Cozy with Egypt's Increasingly Repressive Regime

Ottawa has stepped up its support for the Egyptian military regime by openly endorsing a crackdown on political opponents and increasing security ties to the forces carrying it out.


The Ex-Canadian Soldier Fighting the Islamic State Is Back Home

From the brutal battlefields of northern Iraq to Ottawa, Dillon Hillier is safe and sound where ISIS can't shoot at him.


Why Is Russia Trading Warplanes for Beef?

You don't often see major powers bartering food staples for weapons systems, but the recent move by Vladimir Putin is actually a savvy bit of strategic thinking.


The Government of Canada Keeps Losing BlackBerrys, Cash, and Weapons

$370 million worth of the government's property went MIA in 2014—including 11,000 cases of lost or stolen weapons and accessories valued at over $50,000—and much of it will never be recovered.


Runaways from Tunisia Search for an Identity in Jihad

Seddik had told his parents that he would be home at 6:30 PM. They called the police to report their son missing. When the police arrived at a suspect’s house, his family said he had already left to fight in Syria shortly after communicating with...