This month, we published and re-published a variety of policy analyses and political articles on pressing issues around the world, from Russia and the United States to China and domestic sanctions policy.
Dr Adam Chapnick and Dr Jeremy Wildeman consider Canada’s foreign policy and Canadian sovereignty amid the myriad fault lines appearing in international relations due to significant change to the global distribution of power.
This paper examines the Canadian sanctions regime and compares it with the US regime under the Office of Foreign Assets Control, in order to highlight gaps and assess the regime’s overall effectiveness.
"The Five Eyes and Canada's 'China Panic'", the newest discussion paper published by the Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives by the University of Victoria on January 9th 2024, reveals how the "China Threat” in 2018 mutated into Canada’s ongoing “China Panic” while highlighting how Canada is diplomatically stuck in its relationship with China despite critical unfolding global situations.
For most of the post-WW2 period, Washington’s strength rested on its ability to convince other nations that it was in their vital interests to see the United States prevail in its role as the global leader.