Tag Archives: Foreign Policy

Mark Collins – CETA, or, Ronnie and the Walloons

26 Oct

Late October 24: CETA deal cannot be signed ‘at this stage,’ Belgian PM says, but EU and Canada still hopeful As Wallonia blows it out: “Wa-wah, Wa, Walloon”: Mark Collins, …

Source: Mark Collins – CETA, or, Ronnie and the Walloons

Mark Collins – “Ross Munro Media Award – Call for Nominations”

26 Oct

At the Conference of Defence Associations Institute: The Conference of Defence Associations and CDA Institute 2016 Ross Munro Media Award Call for Nominations The Conference of Defence Associations…

Source: Mark Collins – “Ross Munro Media Award – Call for Nominations”

Mark Collins – Hong Kong’s Growing Chicom Heebie Jeebies, Part 2

20 Oct

Further to this post, a story by Terry Glavin (will our prime minister and foreign minister notice?): The fight for democracy in Hong Kong — and how Canada can help Very relevant: The Dragon vs the…

Source: Mark Collins – Hong Kong’s Growing Chicom Heebie Jeebies, Part 2

Mark Collins – No Canadian UN Peacekeepers for Colombia–Only Africa?

3 Oct

A parochial observation on an important development–more  excellent reporting at the Globe and Mail: Colombians narrowly reject peace accord to end 52-year war with FARC rebels Stephanie Nole…

Source: Mark Collins – No Canadian UN Peacekeepers for Colombia–Only Africa?

Mark Collins – Can Canada Reach a Real Cyber Deal With China?

27 Sep

Good reporting by Colin Freeze at the Globe and Mail: Canada, China to discuss accord on cybersecurity Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has directed his top security officials to discuss a cyber accor…

Source: Mark Collins – Can Canada Reach a Real Cyber Deal With China?

Mark Collins – The Dragon and the Beaver: Ottawa in Cloud Cuckoo Land

26 Sep

The start and end of a Globe and Mail editorial (the paper is being seriously realistic about the Chicoms–see links near end of the post): Here’s the question that should occur to you as you …

Source: Mark Collins – The Dragon and the Beaver: Ottawa in Cloud Cuckoo Land

Mark Collins – Mr Trudeau (fils) Goes to China: Norman Spector Reacts

19 Sep

Further to this post (note “Comments” on Kevin Garratt case), The Definitive Dragon Trying to Devour Canada Post a couple of barbed tweets by one of Canada’s most acute spectators…

Source: Mark Collins – Mr Trudeau (fils) Goes to China: Norman Spector Reacts