As tensions continue to rise in the Indo-Pacific, the President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has turned his attention to realigning with the United States and allies. This shift in policy from aligning the Philippines with Beijing in 2016- to a complete pivot to Washington- has now opened up possible opportunities for the US and Read More…
East Asia Region
A conversation with the High Commissioner of Australia to Canada, H.E. Natasha Smith.
The greatest challenge for Biden in the Pacific may be proving that U.S participation in multilateral-free trade agreements is a necessity and not a luxury. Emilio Angeles writes.
Upon Erin O’Toole’s election to lead Canada’s Conservatives, Arjun Singh examines the party’s foreign policy platform.
Anvesh Jain advances an original theory on India’s strategic future, examining a growing network of relationships in three key areas of focus across Asia and the Indian Ocean Region.
Our Senior Research Fellow James Poborsa recently published “From the Illusory to the Political: The Photographic Experiments of Mo Yi,” in Life and Dreams: Contemporary Chinese Photography and Media Art (2018), which explores the widespread adoption of photography, video, and digital imaging by successive generations of Chinese artists, as seen in a range of visually Read More…
Simran Sawhney writes on China’s lucrative Belt and Road Initiative and its appeal to NATO’s Eastern European allies.
In diplomacy, success in promoting any given policy is never assured, especially when dealing with belligerent nations like North Korea. Yet, Research Analyst Yun Sik James Hwang explores how the recent Singapore summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un is considered a major victory for Pyongyang.
In this final installment of podcast interviews, Yun Sik (James) Hwang interviews MP Ali Ehsassi about his personal experience as a MP, Canada-South Korea relations, and Canada’s approach to advancing human rights.
In this series of podcast interviews, Yun Sik (James) Hwang interviews Consul General Peter Fahrenholtz of the Federal Republic of Germany in Toronto about his personal experience as a diplomat, Canada-Germany relations, and the experience of German re-unification.