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.
Canada’s Mining Industry, Part 2: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
From economic uncertainty to social upheaval, the Canadian mining industry faces a winding series of hurdles. Whether and how companies deal with these complications is telling of the state of the industry.
Russian Nicaraguan Relations: Putin’s Ally in the Western Hemisphere
Nick Raffey discusses Russia’s growing involvement in Nicaragua and how it has caught the attention of the United States.
Moving Beyond Petrocaribe: Pitfalls and Opportunities in Latin American and Caribbean Energy Politics [Part II]
In the second part of a two-part series, Marta Canneri examines opportunities for Canada to show leadership in the Latin American and Caribbean energy sector.
Petrocaribe and Oil Diplomacy: Pitfalls and Opportunities in Latin American and Caribbean Energy Politics [Part I]
In the first of a two-part series, Marta Canneri examines Petrocaribe, the energy partnership between Venezuela and surrounding countries.