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Turkey 2015

Turkey’s past and future collide: Why 2015 is a critical year ISIS, Syrian refugees and Kurdish unrest all factors in the year ahead (CBC) This year marks the centenary of the killings of Armenian Turks in […]

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ISIS/ISIL

Alastair Crooke: You Can’t Understand ISIS If You Don’t Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia (The World Post) Saudi Arabia’s internal discord and tensions over ISIS can only be understood by grasping the inherent […]

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Pakistan 2013-15

See also Pakistan 2011-2012 C Uday Bhaskar: Is Xi’s Visit to Pakistan the Beginning of a Lasting Friendship? (Quint) Fifty one agreements and MoUs were signed covering a wide spectrum from energy, transport infrastructure, trade and […]

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China geopolitical strategy

See also China Seas C Uday Bhaskar: Is Xi’s Visit to Pakistan the Beginning of a Lasting Friendship? The core objective will be to advance Xi’s ambitious vision of a land and maritime connectivity project (the […]

South China Sea
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China Seas

Pacific Powers Build Capability, Warily Eye Neighbor Countries (Defense News, Wendell Minnick) The majority of the 90% of global trade that travels by sea moves through narrow & vulnerable straits near Malaysia, Singapore & Taiwan. As […]

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Canada economy 2015
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Andrew Coyne: Tory budget proposes big government that lives within its means The “national aerospace supplier develop ...
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Wednesday Night #1729
April 21, 2015  //  1 Comment
Wednesday, April 22nd is Earth Day 2015. Among the many events planned around the globe, Fulbright Canada will celebrate ...
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Canada economy 2015
April 22, 2015  //  No Comments
Andrew Coyne: Tory budget proposes big government that lives within its means The “national aerospace supplier develop ...
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Canada: Energy, environment & pipelines 2015
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Kai Nagata: Is Northern Gateway Dead? One year after pivotal Kitimat vote, grassroots opposition hopes to hobble pipelin ...