Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy and Head of the Catalonian Generalitat Puigdemont in easier times.
Part II of this blog takes a critical look at some of the mainstream thinking on the Chinese, Russian and North Korean roles in the current crisis, evaluates how the latter have been implementing their agenda so far and examines the risks they run.
Part I of this blog attempts to explain the rapid improvement in North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile capacity.
America’s descent into chaos moved into a higher gear this past week. It will take a lot of civil courage on the part of a lot of Americans to put the dictatorship genie back in the bottle.
The situation is indeed serious, writes David Law, but don’t expect Kim Jong-un to go over the strategic edge. (This blog appeared on the website of Open.Canada on 16 August.)
US President Trump has been working hard to discredit and dismantle the NATO Alliance. We still do not know why but if American democracy remains functional, we should know the answer soon. But will it?
This blog, the first in a two-part series, cuts through some of the traditional thinking on the Korean crisis.
This second blog on the situation in and around Korea, and its implications for international
security, puts forward ideas on how the US and Canada and their Allies can rise to this challenge.
The election of Donald Trump as the 45th US President has put a new emphasis on a series
of issues in the area of defence spending. This is a revised version of an earlier post on this subject.