Venezuelans cross the Simon Bolivar bridge linking San Antonio del Tachira, in Venezuela with Cucuta, Colombia, to buy basic supplies on 16 July, 2016. Photograph: George Castellanos/AFP/Getty Images
The burgeoning meltdown in Venezuela has several dimensions, all of them important for anyone concerned about the political health of the Americas and how this can impact on international politics more generally.
As the knot tightens around the American President, what are his options going forward?
Canada’s geopolitical environment has undergone massive change. Canadians need to rethink the strategic situation of their country accordingly.
President Trump’s letter to a number of NATO Allies in the lead-up to the Alliance Summit on 11-12 July, warning them that America is running out of patience as regards their failure to jack up their defence spending is a cheap shot, but a shot nonetheless. It needs to be taken seriously.
This post looks at the different ways relations within and among Canada, Mexico and the United States may evolve over the next generation or so.
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Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy and Head of the Catalonian Generalitat Puigdemont in easier times.
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.
This three-part blog contribution provides a security sector perspective on the ongoing crisis in Mali and focuses on the stabilization and security sector reform challenges that need to be addressed in this context.