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HMCS Calgary join U.S. navy in exercise during Rim of the Pacific 2016. Image credit: U.S. Pacific Fleet/Flickr
Yves Engler | Canadian naval presence off China's coast isn't new. But why are we engaging in aggressive exercises to support a nation that refuses to recognize the Law of the Sea?
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his recent virtual meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden. Image credit: Adam Scotti/PMO
David J. Climenhaga | If we send Meng Wanzhou to the United States to disappear into its penal gulag, Canada will be written off as irrelevant by the leaders of the world's second-largest economy.
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Prime Minister Trudeau and U.S. President Biden deliver a joint statement. Image credit: Adam Scotti/PMO
David J. Climenhaga | The two Michaels are pawns in a great game played by two haughty imperial powers that care little about Canada or Canadians.
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Rick Salutin | Let's be clear regarding this week's parliamentary vote on genocide. It was about what to call what's happening in China, not what to do about it.
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Prime Minister Trudeau attends question period, September 2020. Image credit: Adam Scotti/PMO
Matthew Behrens | While many Liberals did vote to support the genocide motion introduced this week, any subsequent commitment to assisting Uyghur refugees and taking actions on Chinese repression appear elusive.
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Joe Biden visits China, August 2011. Image credit: David Lienemann/Wikimedia Commons
Duncan Cameron | Shared power multilaterally offers Canada a better opportunity to deal with the challenges to human existence we face together instead of backing the U.S. in a cold war with China.
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Image: MTV Films and Hao Wu
David Peck | Director Hao Wu talks about his important new film "76 Days," bearing witness to the death and rebirth of the city of Wuhan, China, in the early days of the global pandemic.
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Justin Trudeau in Parliament earlier this year. Image: Justin Trudeau/Facebook
Monia Mazigh | Trudeau should correct a wrong with a right: stop the extradition of Wanzhou and open the doors for the release of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor.
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David J. Climenhaga | Vladimir Lenin famously observed: "There are weeks when decades happen." Could the next few weeks see the United States and old Imperial powers like Britain diminished as if decades had passed?
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John McCallum in 2013. Photo: John McCallum/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | John McCallum deserves credit for telling the truth and looking out for Canadians in peril. For this he's excoriated by Conservatives and tossed under the bus by the Liberals.
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Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | Consider the dissimilar cases of Meng Wanzhou and Stephanie Clifford. The first we won't allow to leave, the second we won't allow to visit.
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Demonstration against proposed extradition bill, Hong Kong, June 2019. Image: etan liam/Flickr
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | The question of the relationship between Hong Kong and the Chinese government is not clear and a proposed extradition bill saw the biggest demonstration ever in Hong Kong.