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CGAI Commentaries are brief, topical, opinion-based articles written by CGAI Fellows, staff and other subject matter experts and cover a wide range of topics, reflective of the Institute’s breadth of expertise.

2021 Articles

Brazil’s President is a Global Health Threat by Robert Muggah, NPR, March 4, 2021

Trudeau revelations another nationalist ‘conspiracy’ that isn’t by Andrew Caddell, The Hill Times, March 3, 2021

Can the World Trade Organization be saved? by Lawrence Herman, The Globe and Mail, March 2, 2021

COVID-19 is reconfiguring organized crime in Latin America and the Caribbean by Robert Muggah and Steven Dudley, Small Wars Journal, March 2, 2021

Lessons Learned from C4ISR and Beyond 2021 by Ron Lloyd, Vanguard, March 2, 2021

Japan’s Indo-Pacific vision is a template for Canada by Stephen Nagy, The Japan Times, February 25, 2021

Government procurement and Biden’s Buy American policies: A way forward by Lawrence Herman, Macdonald-Laurier Institute, February 2021

In West Africa, Climate Change Equals Conflict by Robert Muggah, Foreign Policy, February 18, 2021

With an election looming, can Brazil finally confront its injustices? by Robert Muggah, Open Democracy, February 17, 2021

The latest case of police racism is yet another travesty of justice by Andrew Caddell, The Hill Times, February 17, 2021

4 Ways to build resilience to digital risks in the COVID-19 era by Robert Muggah and Rafal Rohozinski, World Economic Forum, February 16, 2021

China’s new inscrutability by Tim Dunne, The Hill Times, February 15, 2021

Stronger Together – Slovakia: A New Castle Strategy for 2021 by Roger Hilton, Institut Montaigne, February 15, 2021

In Brazil, QAnon Has a Distinctly Bolsonaro Flavor by Robert Muggah, Foreign Policy, February 10, 2021

Remembering George P. Schultz, ‘Friend to Canada’ by Colin Robertson, Policy Magazine, February 8, 2021

In defense of regulation by Charity Weeden and Greg Autry, Space News, February 8, 2021

The coup turns Myanmar’s fallen angel back into a freedom fighter by James Trottier, The Globe and Mail, February 4, 2021

Les menaces à la sécurité de l’Europe affectent les intérêts de sécurité américains en termes semblables (The threats to Europe’s security impact U.S. security interests in similar terms) par/by Benjamin Hautecouverture, Le Monde, February 4, 2021

Will the pandemic make Canada less attractive to newcomers? by Andrew Griffith and Howard Ramos, Policy Options, February 3, 2021

PHAC and Health Canada have not been assets in this pandemic by Andrew Caddell, The Hill Times, February 3, 2021

The Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline for Peace-building in the South Caucasus by Robert Cutler, Beyond The Horizon, February 1, 2021

Canadas lange kamp for multilateralismen (Canada’s long fight for multilateralism) par/by Jan Top Christensen, Undenrigs, January 2021

Pourtant, Nétanyahou n’est pas bête… (Yet, Netanyahou is not foolish) par/by Ferry de Kerckhove, La Presse+, January 31, 2021

Den skandaløse generalguvernør er sat på porten. Hvad så by, Canada? (The scandalour governor-general has been put at the gate. So what now, Canada?) by Jan Top Christensen, Pov.international, January 29, 2021

The governor general’s resignation offers an opportunity by Andrew Caddell, The Hill Times, January 27, 2021

Lessons from the Julie Payette affair? Even the governor general can be held accountable by Eugene Lang, Ottawa Citizen, January 25, 2021

Keystone XL is dead. Now comes the tough fight over compensation by Lawrence Herman, The Globe and Mail, January 24, 2021

In Joe Biden, “Yesterday’s Man’ is now the person for the moment – and that’s déjà vu for Canada by Peter Donolo, The Globe and Mail, January 22, 2021

Here’s how rising global risks will change our cities by Robert Muggah, World Economic Forum, January 21, 2021

Management consultants are the problem, not the solution by Andrew Caddell, The Hill Times, January 20, 2021

Canada should retaliate against Biden’s wrong-headed decision to cancel Keystone. Here’s how by Jack M. Mintz, Financial Post, January 20, 2021

How Canada can leverage Biden’s agenda as part of government relations reset by Colin Robertson, CBC News, January 19, 2021

What American allies will be watching for in Biden’s inaugural address by Colin Robertson, The Hill Times, January 18, 2021

EU’s in the spotlight, but Canada’s investment treaty with China still ties Ottawa’s hands for the next decade by Lawrence Herman, The Globe and Mail, January 14, 2021

Ready to Respond: The Electricity Sector and Evolving Cyber Threats by Leah Michalopulos, Canadian Electricity Association, January 14, 2021

Trade Policy Challenges: The Year Ahead by Lawrence Herman, CGAI, January 14, 2021

Bolsonaro Is Following Trump’s Anti-Democracy Playbook by Mark S. Cogan and Robert Muggah, Foreign Policy, January 14, 2021

Den canadiske regering skifter ud – er det forbere – delse til valg? (The Canadian government is changing – is it preparing – for elections?) by Mark S. Cogan and Jan Top Christensen, POV, January 14, 2021

Canada has a more even-handed role to play in the South Caucasus by Mark S. Cogan and Robert M. Cutler, The Hill Times, January 13, 2021

The Bye bye is a great Quebec tradition by Mark S. Cogan and Andrew Caddell, The Hill Times, January 13, 2021

Winners And Losers As Afghan Peace Process Enters Its Endgame – Analysis by Mark S. Cogan and Stephen Nagy, Geopolitical Monitor, January 11, 2021

Why The Latest Cyberattacks Was Different by Robert Muggah, Foreign Policy, January 11, 2021

Vaccine roll-out critical to public confidence by Ross Fetterly, Frontline, January 10, 2021

What will become of Trump’s Canadian fan base? by Peter Donolo, Toronto Star, January 8, 2021

Canadians’ appetite for climate action growing, but beware of polarization by Monica Gattinger, The Hill Times, January 7, 2021

“Road Kill in a Game of Chicken”: China, Canada, and the United States by Christopher W. Bishop, Council on Foreign Relations, January 5, 2021

Arts and artists need a ‘new deal’ by Deanna Horton, The Hill Times, January 5, 2021

From annus horribilis to annus mirabilis? by Joseph Ingram, The Hill Times, January 5, 2021

The Second Karabakh War and Western Strategic Thinking by Robert Cutler, The Wilson Center, January 5, 2021

How the auto industry can help fight climate change by Brian Kingston, iPolitics, January 4, 2021


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NATO grapples with grasping China’s transportation clout in Europe

by Sebastian Sprenger (feat. Julian Lindley-French), DefenseNews, March 4, 2021

China Doubles the Number of its Protected Animals

by Dan Southerland (feat. John Gruetzner), Radio Free Asia, March 3, 2021

Saudi Arabia’s shadowy power struggles playing out on Canadian soil

by Tyler Dawson (feat. Thomas Juneau), Kingston This Week, March 2, 2021

One Year After Closing, US-Canada Border Remains Closed

by Craig McCulloch (feat. Laurie Trautman), VOA, March 2, 2021

Canada sighs with relief after Biden, Trudeau meeting

by David M. Shrubman (feat. Colin Robertson), Pittsburg Post-Gazette, February 28, 2021

Canada’s new frigate is getting heavier and more expansive

by David B. Larter (feat. Timothy Choi), DefenseNews, February 26, 2021


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