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Prime Minister Trudeau attends question period, September 2020. Image credit: Adam Scotti/PMO
Yves Engler | The Canadian government is a big supporter of corporate power and imperialism in global affairs. The good news is that the pushers of an unjust world order do not always get their way.
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Yves Engler | While they've made dozens of statements criticizing Venezuela, the Trudeau government seems to have remained silent on Rousseff’s ouster, Lula's imprisonment and persecution of the Brazilian left.
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U.S. Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis with Saudi Arabia's leader Mohammad bin Salman in March, 2017. Photo: U.S. Department of Defense/Flickr
Murray Dobbin | If such a scenario seems far-fetched, consider who currently runs Israel, the U.S. and Saudi Arabia
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Reconciliation: The Peacekeeping Monument. Image: Jamie McCaffery/flickr
Gerald Caplan | Despite campaign promises of peacekeeping, the Trudeau government has given up on Africa.
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Chrystia Freeland. Image: International Monetary Fund/Flickr
Yves Engler | Notwithstanding her government’s violation of the UN and Organization of American States charters’ in Venezuela, Freeland’s claim that Ottawa doesn’t engage in “regime change” is laughable.
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Karl Nerenberg | Is the Trudeau government merely Harper-lite or is it a beacon of democratic, humanistic internationalism? Based on its record this past year, and at the mid point in its mandate, it is neither.
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Murray Dobbin | Chrystia Freeland's well-documented hostility towards Russia raises questions about her suitability for the foreign affairs post. Are we risking a Freeland blunder in a situation that requires nuance?
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Ralph Surette | We are becoming a ship of fools adrift on international waters, and not only is that obscured by Harper's doubletalk, but the opposition parties have failed to bring any of this to light.
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Yves Engler | In the last decade of European colonialism in Africa, Canada delivered a huge amount of weaponry to the colonial powers through NATO's Mutual Aid Program.
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Scott Vrooman | The foreign affairs minister has asked bureaucrats to provide him with three terrorism-related statements per week. Here are five, on the house.
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Karl Nerenberg | A history lesson on Nigeria, now in the spotlight because of the abducted school girls. The country is an artificial creation of colonialism, and had a bloody civil war and decades of military rule.
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Mercedes Allen | John Baird has commendably taken the lead on LGBT human rights in Uganda. But in understanding Uganda's social environment, we realize that forcefulness may actually be harmful.