Donald Trump will be ‘top of mind’ at Halifax International Security Forum

November 16, 2016

“Janice Stein, a program advisor at the Forum, says the delegates coming from all over the world will all be talking about one thing: Trump.” Metro Halifax: Donald Trump will be ‘top of mind’ at Halifax International Security Forum Zane Woodford

McCain, Kaine Among Security Forum Delegates

November 16, 2016

“Political heavyweights including Republican senator John McCain and Hillary Clinton’s recent running mate Timothy Kaine are due in Halifax for this year’s International Security Forum.” Halifax Chronicle Herald: McCain, Kaine Among Security Forum Delegates Fram Dinshaw  

Rethinking democracy

November 15, 2016

“A great realignment is taking place. Change must be embraced by those elite democrats whose immediate instinct is to fear it. If not, it will become a tyrant’s revolution, not ours.” Rethinking democracy Robin Shepherd

Free trade under fire

November 15, 2016

“A quarter-century ago, basking in the glow of its Cold War victory, America was faced with the question of reshaping its global role in a world no longer divided by an Iron Curtain. Neither the George H.W. Bush nor Bill Clinton administrations came up with a comprehensive new strategy, yet the debates of the time […]

The Jihadists Strike Back

November 15, 2016

“In Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is losing territory fast. The organization barely now controls 40 per cent of the 60,000 square kilometres it occupied in the region in October 2014. The disintegration of the caliphate installed on the land of the Sham — the old name for Syria […]