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.
# North American Federation # scenarios for North America #federalism
This blogs expands on earlier writings about the danger that President Trump is a wolf in a democrat’s clothing.
# American democracy under threat
Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy and Head of the Catalonian Generalitat Puigdemont in easier times.
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.
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?
The America of 2016 is not the Germany of 1933. Nor is Donald Trump Adolf Hitler. That said, there are worrying similarities.
The Central African Republic is one of the four countries that are presently being considered for a Canadian peacekeeping mission. The others are Mali, whereas in the case of CAR there is currently no Canadian presence, as well as the Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan, where there are token contingents of seven and eight Canadians respectively.
The partisans in favour of the UK leaving the European Union (EU) prevailed with almost 52 percent of the votes cast in the referendum on 23 June 2016. The turnout was around 72 percent of the electorate, an impressive number. But is the UK really on its way out? I am not so sure.
The Erdogan-Putin meeting in St Petersburg throws an additional spanner into the already over-complicated situation in and around Syria. This blog offers some thoughts on where this all is and might be going.