Guest contributor Rachel Zack provides a review of Graeme Smith’s sobering account of Canadian involvement in the war in Afghanistan. She argues that Canadian policymakers can garner important lessons from the experience and legacy he describes.
Foreign aid might not be so helpful after all. Funds tend to benefit the rich rather than help those in poverty.
In this article, Dan Poliwoda reviews the inefficacy of current development aid programming schemes, and discusses how they can be reformed. Dan argues that development aid should be predicated on adopting market-oriented reforms that promote market competition and developing countries’ engagement in global trade.
In this article, the first in a two-part series, William Lloyd delves into remittances, and why they need to be a topic of discussion in the upcoming Democratic Primary.
The program editors at NAOC look at global intervention in Sub-Saharan Africa in the form of military, economic, and political ties.
Does Canadian Foreign Aid Really Help? Sravani Mamillapalli discusses how developmental aid could be worsening, rather than improving, conditions in developing countries.
Natasha Dobrijevic interviews Fe Nogra Abog, Education Adviser at Plan Canada, on the importance of education in conflict zones.