What is the relationship between disinformation and great power competition? In this essay, Jack Burnham discusses the legacy of the Spanish-American War and the “yellow press” through the lens of great power politics, and its lessons for contemporary policymakers.
In this film analysis, Justin Dell looks at the alternative history flick, “Red Dawn” (1984), and teases out some of the details of the movie that speak to the apocalyptic mood that existed in the early 1980s, when relations between the United States and the Soviet Union were at their nadir. The film’s principal themes of readiness and sacrifice are as relevant to today’s world as they were 35 years ago.
While monitoring communications of diplomats by their host countries is nothing new, were Canadian and US diplomats targets of botched attempts?
After 49 years of ruling, Fidel Castro’s Cuba fell short of becoming a socialist miracle. Konstantinos Efthymiou writes a short brief on Fidel Castro in the aftermath of his fascinating life
How have Canada-Cuban relations evolved since Castro took power? Juthika Hasan extensively details this, along with the controversial Trudeau-Casto friendship.
How is the Canadian tourism experience affected by the increase of American presence in a beloved vacation spot? Charlotte Le Vay explores the ways in which the influx of American wealth into the country has the potential to change the economic landscape of Cuba.
The Cuban Navy is looking worse for wear. Paul Pryce discusses the risks and how Canada can respond.
Anthony Galea looks at agricultural relations between Cuba and the United States amid their emerging relationship.
Daniel Waring discusses the latest developments in U.S.-Cuban diplomatic relations, and the implications and potential setbacks of the negotiations.
Daniel Waring discusses what the cooling of relations between the U.S. and Cuba means for American businesses and travelers.