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What the Canada-Saudi Arabia Dispute Reveals About Canada’s Allies

On September 26, in the latest development in the ongoing diplomatic row between Canada and Saudi Arabia, the Saudi foreign minister, Adel Al-Juebir, asked that Canada stop treating his country “like a banana republic.” Al-Juebir repeated demands that the Government of Canada apologize for its August 2018 Tweets which called for the release of a Read More…

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The Korean Pandora’s Box: A Whitewashed Summit

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.

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The Asian Web: A New Perspective with Ali Ehsassi, Member of Parliament

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.

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The Asian Web: A New Perspective with the Consul General of Germany in Toronto

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.

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Special Interview with the Honourable Hugh Segal: Canada in the Asia-Pacific Region

In the final part of a three-part series, Yun Sik (James) Hwang interviews the Honourable Hugh Segal about Canada’s presence in the Asia-Pacific region.

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The Asian Web: A New Perspective with Dr. David A. Welch

In this series of podcast interviews, Yun Sik (James) Hwang interviews Dr. David A. Welch about his personal experience as a scholar, Canada-Asia relations, and the 2018 North Korea-United States summit.

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The Korean Pandora’s Box: The Maximum Pressure – Part I

President Donald J. Trump may be irrational and unconventional, Yun Sik (James) Hwang argues that President Trump might have a solution to the North Korean problem.