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.

2020 Articles

Canada and USMCA: An Unexpected Success Story by John M. Weekes, Brink News, January 24, 2020

What matters more than Harris’ mustache by Hwang Jae-Ho, The Korea Times, January 23, 2020

Look to cities, not nation-states, to solve our biggest challenges by Robert Muggah, World Economic Forum, January 23, 2020

Harry and Meghan’s move to Canada a ‘white-hot’ topic in B.C. by Matthew Fisher, Global News, January 23, 2020

Canada needs to face down China’s hostage-taking tactics by Philip Calvert, Nikkei Asian Review, January 21, 2020

Why Canada has no embassy in Iran, and what can be done by Thomas Juneau, The Star, January 20, 2020

MPs return to Ottawa, but with little interest in foreign affairs by Matthew Fisher, Global News, January 19, 2020

Growing use of submarines by David J. Bercuson, Legion, January 18, 2020

Putin’s plan for unlimited power by Matthew Fisher and Michael Fujimoto, Global News, January 16, 2020

Cyberwar is coming to a city near you by Robert Muggah and Michael Fujimoto, The Globe and Mail, January 15, 2020

Increased use of drones by Trump’s regime signals a disturbing change in military policy by David Carment, Global News, January 14, 2020

Canada, Iran and the intervention trap by David Carment, Global News, January 14, 2020

Iran accepts blame, yet questions linger over the shooting of flight 752 by Matthew Fisher, Global News, January 12, 2020

Tragic crash of Ukraine airliner reveals the perils of Persian Gulf airspace by Matthew Fisher, Global News, January 9, 2020

Let’s get Canada’s foreign policy house in order by Randolph Mank, Policy Options, January 7, 2020

The brewing situation between Iran and the U.S. is very much Canada’s problem by Hugh Segal, The Globe & Mail, January 6, 2020

Commentary: Canada-led NATO training mission in Iraq in deep jeopardy by Mathew Fisher, Global News, January 6, 2020

Commentary: The question of Iran revenge attacks is not “if” but “when” by Mathew Fisher, Global News, January 4, 2020

Commentary: The 2020s have already begun with a military bang by Mathew Fisher, Global News, January 3, 2020

Why Ottawa must say no to Huawei on building Canada’s 5G networks by Matthew Lombardi, The Globe and Mail, January 2, 2020

Face to Face: Is the North Warning System Obsolete? by Andrea Charron and Ernie Regehr, Legion Magazine, January 2, 2020


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