U.S. Foreign Relations in 2011-12
December 28, 2012, 5 Comments

  World Outlook for 2013 (Council on Foreign Relations) As the year draws to an end, the United States faces three majo ...

Egypt in 2011-2012
December 22, 2012, 5 Comments

  He’s presiding over a country that lacks a constitution, a dissolved parliament, an economic — a huge ...

Middle East/Arab world in 2012
December 20, 2012, No Comments

The fallacy of the phrase, ‘the Muslim world’ Western media reinforces stereotypes by reducing a complex set ...

Middle East & Arab World – 9/11 2012
November 2, 2012, 1 Comment

The fallacy of the phrase, ‘the Muslim world’ Western media reinforces stereotypes by reducing a complex set ...

Canada in 2011: International relations/Foreign policy
December 31, 2011, No Comments

Foreign Affairs & International Trade (DFAIT) The North-South Institute ++++++++++++++++++ Derrick O’Keefe: Mi ...

Mortality and politics
December 19, 2011, No Comments

Background: Thailand’s succession As father fades, his children fight Behind the present unrest in Thailand lie fa ...

Wednesday Night #1547
October 26, 2011, No Comments

One feels like a hamster these days, eternally scrambling to reach the end of the news wheel (or reel) but never arrivin ...

Africa: conflict and governance
September 14, 2011, 1 Comment

Africa, China, the United States, and Oil ; Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Africa Policy Forum A ...

Wednesday Night #1540
September 7, 2011, No Comments

In memorium A memorial service was held today in Victoria Hall commemorating the life of the late Sally Aitken. The larg ...

Wednesday Night #1530
June 29, 2011, No Comments

Scribe’s Prologue The Hudson’s Bay Company in the seventeenth century, dealing largely with fur traders in t ...