In his latest article, Alexander Langer discusses the phenomenon known as the ‘conflict trap.’
Coffee, Timbits, and Patriotism
In his latest article, Alexander Langer examines the Canadian national identity and the public’s response to the merger between Tim Horton’s and Burger King.
The Purity Party: Ethno-Sectarianism and International Politics
In his latest article, Alexander Langer explores the ethno-sectarian face of modern conflict.
Blood and Soil: An Introduction to Ethnic Cleansing
Alex Langer discusses the problem of ethnic cleansing and the need for a strong international response to combat it.
From Across Shining Seas: Canadian Immigration Policy in Historical Perspective
Alex Langer discusses Canada’s past and present immigration policies.
A Brief History of the Kurdish Struggle for Independence
In light of the ongoing conflicts in Syria and Iraq, Alexander Langer looks at prospect of Kurdish independence.
A Tale of Desperation and Neglect: America’s Responsibilities and the Central American Child Refugee Crisis
Alex Langer examines the refugee crisis in Central America and discusses why the US is responsible for it.
Nothing In or Out: A Brief Discussion of Sanctions and Statecraft
Alex Langer looks at the pros and cons of using sanctions as a tool of foreign policy.
A Guide to the Euro Crisis (Part II)
In Part II, Alexander Langer addresses the Greek debt crisis and the effect of similar crises in other Euro Zone countries.
A Guide to the Euro Crisis (Part I)
In Part I, Alexander Langer discusses the formation of the Euro-Zone and the conditions and characteristics of the Euro-Zone leading up to the 2009 financial crisis.