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On Reflection | From Meng Wengzhou and detentions to USMCA and the Arctic: 5 rules to unfreeze Canada-China ties

First up, after the arrest of Meng Wanzhou and counter-arrests in China, Justin Trudeau and Xi Jinping should meet and publicly confirm their commitment to ensuring zero political interference in the treatment of individual visitors.

25 Jan 2019 - 2:42PM

First up, after the arrest of Meng Wanzhou and counter-arrests in China, Justin Trudeau and Xi Jinping should meet and publicly confirm their commitment to ensuring zero political interference in the treatment of individual visitors.

From Meng Wengzhou and detentions to USMCA and the Arctic: 5 rules to unfreeze Canada-China ties
Asian Angle | Only Asia can save Russia and the West from themselves

The long-held strategy of sitting on the sidelines as Washington, Nato and Moscow clash is growing stale for Beijing, New Delhi, Tokyo and other Asian power centres.

7 Apr 2018 - 11:31AM

The long-held strategy of sitting on the sidelines as Washington, Nato and Moscow clash is growing stale for Beijing, New Delhi, Tokyo and other Asian power centres.

Only Asia can save Russia and the West from themselves
On Reflection | Trump is meeting Kim, so what? We may be headed for nuclear war

The line between peace and a nuclear war in northeast Asia remains as thin as ever. The only (near) certainty is that North Korea will not make it through this century.

10 Mar 2018 - 11:04AM

The line between peace and a nuclear war in northeast Asia remains as thin as ever. The only (near) certainty is that North Korea will not make it through this century.

Trump is meeting Kim, so what? We may be headed for nuclear war
Asian Angle | It’s no joke: the North Korean nuclear crisis could get Trump the Nobel Peace Prize 

The US president’s unpredictability has pushed the peninsula to the brink of nuclear war, but it’s that same caprice that could save us all from Armageddon.

25 Feb 2018 - 11:04AM

The US president’s unpredictability has pushed the peninsula to the brink of nuclear war, but it’s that same caprice that could save us all from Armageddon.

It’s no joke: the North Korean nuclear crisis could get Trump the Nobel Peace Prize 
On Reflection | How China’s Polar Silk Road can make Canada the next big Asian power

Ottawa has much to gain by forming closer ties to Beijing as China unveils its first Arctic Policy.

5 Feb 2018 - 11:30AM

Ottawa has much to gain by forming closer ties to Beijing as China unveils its first Arctic Policy.

How China’s Polar Silk Road can make Canada the next big Asian power
How China and India can keep the peace in Ukraine