May 1, 2005

National missile defence: a wise decision for the moment

Prime Minister Paul Martin’s tempered February 24 refusal to participate in the proposed US continental missile defence was the third such measured Canadian rejection. Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, facing...

Julian Schofield, Ara Karaboghossian
May 1, 2005

Nationalism left and right

One of the more unusual fea- tures of the Canadian political landscape, seldom explicitly noted, is that nationalist sentiment is far more pronounced on the left than it is...

May 1, 2005

Getting It Done (book excerpt)

On April 23, 1986 a group of about twenty officials from the Prime Minister’s Office, the Privy Council Office, the Trade Negotiations Office, and External Affairs gathered in the...

May 1, 2005

Getting It Done (book review)

Years ago a very successful and respected senior foreign service officer only half jokingly said to me that his memoirs would be titled ”œFrom Innocence to Irrelevance: The Life...

Paul D. Frazer
May 1, 2005

Sinistrose

À la mi-mars, alors que les étu- diants québécois manifestaient en nombre record pour dénon- cer les coupures au programme de pré‚ts et bourses, les lycéens français prenaient aussi la...

Alain Noà«l