Op-eds


2017 Articles

Moore loss fuels faint hope that reluctant Republicans might support NAFTA
by Mike Blanchfield (feat. Sarah Goldfeder), The Canadian Press, December 13, 2017

Trump and Jerusalem: a deeply destabilizing move for no real gain
by Ferry de Kerckhove, The Globe and Mail, December 12, 2017

The trouble with Canada’s ‘progressive’ trade strategy
by Hugh Stephens, OpenCanada, December 8, 2017

Baby Steps in the Snow: Getting the Marine Corps Cold-Weather Ready in Norway
by Lindsay Rodman, War on the Rocks, December 7, 2017

Canada is back? Not so fast when talking international science
by Daryl Copeland, The Hill Times, December 6, 2017

A war on ice: Ukraine, four years after Maidan
by Andrew Rasiulis, iPolitics, December 5, 2017

How Canada can help solve the North Korea crisis
by Marius Grinius, The Globe and Mail, November 29, 2017

Quelle stratégie pour le Canada en Afrique?
by Jocelyn Coulon, Global Brief, November 28, 2017

Where Are the World’s Most Fragile Cities?
by Robert Muggah, CityLabs, November 27, 2017

Egypt attack is tragic evidence of ‘new normal’
by Robert Muggah, POLITICO EU, November 25, 2017

President Trump is despotism’s new best friend
by Ferry de Kerckhove, iPolitics, November 24, 2017

Leadership: in the eye of the beholder
by Andrew Caddell, The Hill Times, November 22, 2017

Government missed the most important reform in amending citizenship legislation
by Andrew Griffith & Robert Vineberg, The Hill Times, November 20, 2017

Retooling Canada’s Asian trade strategy is a smart investment
by Eric Miller, The Globe and Mail, November 20, 2017

Remembrance Day reminds us the price for respect is sacrifice
by Andrew Caddell, The Hill Times, November 15, 2017

Why Canada dug in its heels over the TPP11 in Vietnam
by Hugh Stephens, OpenCanada, November 15, 2017

Did Trump's Korea visit make things better or worse?
by James Trottier, Ottawa Citizen, November 15, 2017

Brexit or no Brexit, NATO must change
by Julian Lindley-French, iPolitics, November 14, 2017

Is peacekeeping worth the sacrifice?
by D. Michael Day, The Globe and Mail, November 13, 2017

How Canada could prepare for potential new wave of asylum seekers
by Howard Anglin & Andrew House, Maclean’s Magazine, November 10, 2017

How the B.C. tanker moratorium is killing First Nations’ enterprise
by Robert Hage, Financial Post, November 8, 2017

Gender and peacekeeping
by Stéfanie von Hlatky, Policy Options, November 8, 2017

Defence: Promises Kept, With Asterisks
by David Perry, Policy Magazine, November 3, 2017

“Canada is Back”: Justin Trudeau’s Foreign Policy
by Colin Robertson, Policy Magazine, November 3, 2017

Is Canada’s population too small?
by Andrew Griffith, Policy Options, November 3, 2017

In Brazil, religious gang leaders say they’re waging a holy war
by Robert Muggah, The Conversation, November 3, 2017

Ottawa needs to re-evaluate the mission in Iraq
by Thomas Juneau, The Globe and Mail, October 31, 2017

With our nation states on the ropes, it’s time for cities to take the lead
by Robert Muggah & Richard Florida, World Economic Forum, October 31, 2017

Negotiating a Canada-China Trade Agreement – What About IP?
by Hugh Stephens, Macdonald-Laurier Institute, October 28, 2017

Why Ukraine wants peacekeepers — and why the UN should say no
by David Carment & Milana Nikolko, iPolitics, October 25, 2017

Is Populism Making a Comeback in Latin America?
by Robert Muggah & Brian Winter, Foreign Policy, October 23, 2017

North Korea is a nuclear state. Deal with it.
by Marius Grinius, iPolitics, October 10, 2017

Assessing Canada’s Defence Policy
by Elinor Sloan, Frontline Defence, October 2, 2017

China's Strategic Play in Brazil
by Robert Muggah, Americas Quarterly, September 27, 2017

North Korea – war of words need not lead to real war
by James Trottier, Ottawa Citizen, September 26, 2017

Why Canada misfired on ballistic missile defence
by Eugene Lang, The Globe and Mail, September 26, 2017

Building a better border in the age of Trump
by Brian Bow, iPolitics, September 21, 2017

Review of: Jennifer Ditchburn and Graham Fox The HARPER FACTOR
by Paul Durand, September 13, 2017

Strong Secure Engaged Surpasses Expectations
by David Perry, Vanguard Magazine, September 11, 2017

Guarding Against Rats in Cyberspace
by Hugh Stephens, Macdonald-Laurier Institute, September 8, 2017

Caught between police and gangs, Rio de Janeiro residents are dying in the line of fire
by Robert Muggah, The Conversation, September 4, 2017

How Canada can restore order to its immigration system
by Howard Anglin, Maclean's, September 1, 2017

How to debate immigration issues in Canada
by Andrew Griffith, Policy Options, September 1, 2017

Canada needs a wait-and-see approach on Afghanistan
by Lindsay Rodman, The Globe and Mail, August 29, 2017

Canada's obligation to Afghanistan
by Hugh Segal, The Kingston Whig, August 24, 2017

What it will take to stem the violence in Latin America
by Robert Muggah & Juan Carlos Garzon, LA Times, August 22, 2017

Let's use the new NAFTA to strengthen North America
by Eric Miller, The Globe and Mail, August 14, 2017

Brazil's Internet Is Under Attack, Again
by Daniel Arnaudo & Robert Muggah, Council on Foreign Relations, August 14, 2017

How to Avoid a Venezuelan Civil War
by Robert Muggah & Adriana Erthal Abdenur, Foreign Affairs, August 9, 2017

The new sustainable development goals advocate for peace and justice. Is Brazil listening?
by Robert Muggah & Renara Giannini, OpenDemocracy, August 8, 2017

Canadian foreign policy at mid-term: reset or recycled?
by Daryl Copeland, iPolitics, August 6, 2017

Are the cyborgs coming? No, they're already here
by Tom Keenan, Calgary Herald, August 2, 2017

NAFTA 2.0: How Canada, US can make a long-term lumber deal last
by Eric Miller, The Hill, July 24, 2017

US NAFTA position: more than a tweak, less than do-over
by Sarah Goldfeder, Policy Options, July 19, 2017

'Canada is back', the foreign policy of Justin Trudeau
by Colin Robertson, Politica Exterior (en Español), July 18, 2017

Access to information law requires big reforms
by Brett Boudreau, Policy Options, July 14, 2017

Canadian Defense Review Depicts Russia as an Arctic Adversary
by Rob Huebert, Arctic Deeply, July 4, 2017

Organised violence is ravaging Central America and displacing thousands
by Robert Muggah, The Guardian, June 29, 2017

How to fix Latin America's homicide problem
by Robert Muggah, The Conversation, June 28, 2017

The allure of the right-wing vortex
by Vanja Petricevic, Frontline Security, June 19, 2017

Tackling global problems? Look to cities, not countries
by Robert Muggah, The Globe and Mail, June 17, 2017

What Canada's New Defense Policy Means for the Arctic
by Adam Lajeunesse, Arctic Deeply, June 16, 2017

The Trouble in Naming Latin America's Most Violent City
by Robert Muggah & Katherine Aguirre, Amiercas Quarterly, June 15, 2017

Did the United Nations accidentally help to topple Christy Clark?
by Darren Schemmer, iPolitics, June 13, 2017

British election was a lesson in democratic sanity
by Hugh Segal, The Globe and Mail, June 13, 2017

Great speech, let's get on with the venturing to noble and good causes
by Brett Boudreau, The Hill Times, June 12, 2017

Britain pushes onward in the post-Brexit vote quagmire
by Anthony Cary, Ottawa Citizen, June 8, 2017

Canada's new defence policy: Don't expect greater capacity, just a more efficient military
by Steve Saideman, OpenCanada, June 8, 2017

Defence review: A realistic plan that's bound to disappoint
by Thomas Juneau, The Globe and Mail, June 7, 2017

Freeland has woken up to reality. But has Trudeau?
by David Bercuson, The Globe and Mail, June 6, 2017

Trump's Realpolitik Policy for NATO and East Europe
by Andrew Rasiulis, Frontline Defence, June 6, 2017

Staying calm under threat of a trade war
by Sarah Goldfeder, iPolitics, June 5, 2017

How to fight terror: Start with the facts
by Robert Muggah, Politico, June 5, 2017

Cities, not nation states, will determine our future survival. Here's why
by Robert Muggah, World Economic Forum, June 2, 2017

Commitment and pragmatism with Latin America
by Eric Miller, Politica Exterior (en Español), June 1, 2017

Defence policy review: what's Canada waiting for?
by Lindsay Rodman, The Hill Times, May 31, 2017

NATO, deterrence and what it means for Canada
by Stefanie von Hlatky, The Hill Times, May 29, 2017

Un Triste Silence Alors Qu'il a Tant à dire...
by Ferry de Kerckhove, La Presse, May 26, 2017

The TPP lives on - and Canada should be part of it
by Hugh Stephens, The Globe and Mail, May 25, 2017

What China and Canada can learn from CETA: Laying the groundwork, taking it slow, and keeping the public informed are keys to success
by Robert Hage, The Hill Times, May 24, 2017

Will Canada and Russia continue to play nice?
by Rob Huebert, Frontline Defence, May 24, 2017

Budget Impact on Defence Procurement
by David Perry, Frontline Defence, May 24, 2017

Dealing with Trump: How Canada Has Been Successful (So Far)
by Thomas Juneau, Lawfare, May 21, 2017

Iran is Holding Presidential Elections: Here Are Four Things To Know
by Thomas Juneau, War on the Rocks, May 17, 2017

Why the Arctic should - and probably will - stay on Trump's foreign policy agenda
by Joel Plouffe, Arctic Now, May 10, 2017

Mark Norman case highlights a broken procurement system
by Elinor Sloan, The Globe and Mail, April 30, 2017

If we're going to survive Trump, we need to talk about security
by Al Stephenson, iPolitics, April 28, 2017

Eastern promise: Why Canada needs Asia more than ever
by Hugh Stephens, iPolitics, April 25, 2017

Rio de Janeiro: A War By Any Other Name
by Robert Muggah, Small Wars Journal, April 25, 2017

The Senate must move past partisan paralysis
by Hugh Segal, Ottawa Citizen, April 10, 2017

Canada's peacekeeping conundrum: Will we ever make a choice?
by George Petrolekas, The Globe and Mail, April 2, 2017

Venezuela's raging homicide epidemic is going unrecorded
by Robert Muggah and Juan Carlos Garzon, LA Times, March 31, 2017

Brazil has a murder and gun problem. Here's why both could get worse.
by Robert Muggah and Daniel Cerqueira, USA Today, March 30, 2017

Is a world without nuclear weapons possible?
by Marius Grinius, iPolitics, March 30, 2017

Canada's foreign policy choices in an era of disruption
by David Carment, Joe Landry, The Hill Times, March 22, 2017

Latin America's Murder Epidemic
by Robert Muggah and Ilona Szabo de Carvalho, Foreign Affairs, March 22, 2017

Trudeau and the artistry of the deal
by Bob Rae, The Star, March 19, 2017

The Russians are coming, better get ready
by Brett Boudreau, The Hill Times, March 20, 2017

The politics of replacing the CF-18
by David J. Bercuson, Legion, March 15, 2017

Ukraine and Canada: All quiet on the Eastern Front?
by David Carment and Milana Nikolko), The Hamilton Spectator, March 14, 2017

Targeting "Hot Spots" Could Drastically Reduce Latin America's Murder Rate
by Robert Muggah (et al.), Americas Quarterly, March 14, 2017

History teaches tough lessons about opposing diversity
by Bob Rae, The Star, March 12, 2017

Report card: Trudeau gets a B- on foreign policy for now, but wait for the budget
by David Carment (et al.), Ottawa Citizen, March 12, 2017

The Order of Canada and diversity
by Andrew Griffith, Policy Options, March 10, 2017

How Canada can lead on the global stage
by Bob Rae, The Star, March 5, 2017

Diversity in GiC appointments
by Andrew Griffith, Policy Options, March 3, 2017

Ukraine has a peace deal. Why isn't it working?
by Andrew Rasiulis, iPolitics, March 2, 2017

Peace in Syria or Syria in pieces?
by Rolf Holmboe, The Hill Times, March 1, 2017

GOC Main Estimates 2017-18: The Good, Bad and Ugly for Defence
by David Perry, February 24, 2017

NATO and the return of deterrence
by Stéfanie von Hlatky, The Hill Times, February 20, 2017

A Renegotiated NAFTA: Implications For The Auto Industry
by Eric Miller Thomson, Reuters, February 17, 2017

Canadian expats shouldn't have unlimited voting rights
by Andrew Griffith and Robert Vineberg, The Hill Times, February 15, 2017

In Position: How Canada can win in a NAFTA renegotiation
by Sarah Goldfeder, Communitech News, February 14, 2017

How Canada can lead a bold new trade agenda
by Randolph Mank, Ottawa Citizen, February 10, 2017

There's still time to save the TPP
by Joseph Caron, iPolitics, February 8, 2017

The Cost of Trump's Transactional Approach to Trade (PDF)
by John Weekes, Policy Magazine, February 2017

The UN has a plan to restore international peace and security - will it work?
by Robert Muggah, Global Peace Operations Review: Annual Compilation 2016, February 3, 2017

Russia and North America Diverge on Arctic Resources
by Rob Huebert, News Deeply, February 3, 2017

While democracy is tested in the U.S., it flourishes in several African states
by Darren Schemmer, Open Canada, February 3, 2017

Un double mandat impossible à remplir
par Ferry de Kerckhove, La Presse, 2 février 2017

What happens when we can predict crimes before they happen?
by Robert Muggah, World Economic Forum, February 2, 2017

Quiet diplomacy has its limits
by Bob Rae, The Star, February 1, 2017

Orwell's lessons for the era of Trump
by Bob Rae, The Star, January 27, 2017

Donald Trump delivers a world of uncertainty to global affairs: MLI commentary
by Stephen Saideman, Exchange Magazine, January 26, 2017

What to expect from new ambassadors out of Canada and the United States
by Colin Robertson, Open Canada, January 24, 2017

We can cope with Trump. But it's going to cost us.
by Daryl Copeland, iPolitics, January 23, 2017

Trump's real-estate agent behaviour will have real consequences
by Stephen Saideman, Ottawa Citizen, January 20, 2017

Why Canadians had better wish Trump success
by Ian Brodie, CBC News, January 20, 2017

The Trump era starts now
by Sarah Goldfeder, Policy Options, January 19, 2017

As Trump takes over, hold on to your hats
by Bob Rae, The Star, January 19, 2017

These are the most fragile cities in the world - and this is what we've learned from them
by Robert Muggah, World Economic Forum, January 13, 2017

Duterte's drug war in the Philippines is out of control, he needs to be stopped
by Robert Muggah, The Guardian, January 5, 2017

Populism is poison. Plural cities are the antidote
by Robert Muggah and Misha Glenny, World Economic Forum, January 4, 2017

Brazil's Deadly Prison System
by Robert Muggah and Ilona Szabo de Carvalho, The New York Times, January 4, 2017

 

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IN THE MEDIA


Ottawa puts economic strings on fighter jets
by Lee Berthiaume (feat. Dave Perry), The Canadian Press, December 13, 2017

Liberal's new 'naughty and nice list' approach to defence contractors could face legal, trade challenges
by Murray Brewster (feat. Dave Perry), CBC News, December 13, 2017

Le Canada adresse un avertissement aux Etats-Unis via Boeing
by Michel Comte (feat. Dave Perry), France 24, December 13, 2017

Federal government to link ‘economic interests’ to bids for fighter jets
by Daniel Leblanc (feat. Dave Perry), The Globe and Mail, December 12, 2017

Liberal Plan For Interim Jets Tackles 'Capability Gap' That Doesn't Exist: Experts
by Althia Raj (feat. Dave Perry & Al Stephenson), The Huffington Post, December 12, 2017

Ottawa relaunches the process to buy 88 new fighter jets
by Bruce Campion-Smith (feat. Dave Perry), Toronto Star, December 12, 2017

AUDIO: So... are we getting new jets or what?
with Rob Breakenridge (feat. Al Stephenson), AM 770 CHQR, December 12, 2017

VIDEO: Achat de F-18 Usagés
with Pierre Donais (feat. Ferry de Kerckhove), CPAC, December 12, 2017

 

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