In part one of this two part series, Erin Loney interviews Japan’s Ambassador to Canada, H.E. Kenjiro Monji about his personal experiences as a diplomat, and Japanese-Canadian relations.
As the 2017 NATO summit approaches, growing instability in Afghanistan creates security risks for the region. NATO military authorities are expected to request for re-deployment of troops. But is the timing random?
Erdogan’s victory in the referendum shows the power of a leader channeling the national interest to take back the state. It is another expression of the populist trend sweeping across the Atlantic and the European continent and positions Erdogan closer to Nigel Farage, Donald Trump or Marine Le Pen than it does to Arab dictators in neighbouring Middle-Eastern countries.
President Donald Trump has failed to secure the needed votes to overhaul the Affordable Care Act. Mary Zelenova explores the reasons behind the defeat.
Juthika Hasan discusses the recent impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye and its implications for political tensions in Asia.
Mary Zelenova explores the possible effects of Russia’s decision to grant legal recognition to documents issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine.