Africa: Conflict and governance 2013 -2014
December 3, 2014, 1 Comment

3 December Fighting over the spoils of war Resources, resentment at heart of C.A.R. conflict By Benedict Moran (Al Jazee ...

Syria 2013 – 2014
November 26, 2014, 8 Comments

Syria is the prototype place where it’s a proxy war for some regional powers. The camps, so to speak, are the regime i ...

Cities and sustainability
March 26, 2014, 1 Comment

UN Habitat 6 Freeway Removals That Changed Their Cities Forever (Gizmodo) It seems counterintuitive, right? Rip out eigh ...

Canada in 2013: International relations and foreign policy
December 2, 2013, 3 Comments

Canadian International Council (CIC) and OpenCanada.org Ottawa University Centre for International Policy Studies (CIPS) ...

China, energy, economy & environment 2004-2013
October 12, 2013, 4 Comments

Desperate measures — Rivers are disappearing in China. Building canals is not the solution (The Economist) Eight o ...

Seabeds and Outer Continental Shelf
August 5, 2013, No Comments

Seabed mining could earn Cook Islands ‘tens of billions of dollars’ Tiny nation expects stakes in companies ...

Global Cooperation
July 24, 2013, No Comments

What International Community? By Richard N. Haass 24 July 2013 No amount of UN reform could make things fundamentally di ...

Haiti: after the earthquake
January 13, 2013, No Comments

KANPE means “Stand Up” in Haitian Creole, and, as the name suggests, the bulk of the organisation’s initiatives an ...

Syria 2011-2012
December 20, 2012, 2 Comments

Syria on Wednesday-Night.com Stratfor: Syria – small but strategic The U.S. has left Iraq, and Iran is ready to fi ...

Israel – Palestine/Gaza 2012
December 20, 2012, 9 Comments

20 December Marching Toward a Third Uprising? (IPS) – While the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip hasn’t been so quiet for ...