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Canada News & Politics

Canada and The Future of the Responsibility to Protect

Today’s geopolitical landscape is plagued with radical ideologies and violent extremism from all corners of the world.  From North Korea’s inhumane treatment of citizens in East Asia to the 200,000 civilian death toll of the Syrian civil war, a pervasive pattern of totalitarian states is reminiscent of the horrors of Rwanda and Srebrenica.  The sight […]

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World Politics & Affairs

North Korea has the World Backed into a Corner

The US and other world leaders have few choices when it comes to managing North Korea.  Even fewer choices remain when an impulsive American president like Donald Trump calls the shots. Underneath the bellicose rhetoric, incessant name-calling and hostile threats, therefore, lies an incoherent and fragmented foreign policy. Political Amnesia The United Nations Security Council […]

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Censorship: A Brief Overview

Censorship, by definition, is the control of information in a society, achieved by officially examining, modifying, and limiting the publication of movies, books, news reports, blogs, social media and other mediums. It is most often used to suppress any idea or content found to be not suitable by the government. Each country has its own […]

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World Politics & Affairs

North Korea to China: Friend or Foe?

By Yang Guowei (pseudonym) Most people on earth have heard of North Korea, the Hermit Kingdom. We have all read about its leader, Kim Jong-Un, and his penchant for nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. We have also heard of its giant neighbour to the north of the North, China. In recent times, Donald Trump has […]

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World Politics & Affairs

The Entire North Korea Situation, Decoded

Being self-reliant is often a goal for most of us in our daily lives, but in North Korea it comes in the form of an entire political ideology – Juche, or “self reliance.” The “Hermit Kingdom” as it’s called, is theoretically, a complete communist state with very little activity in terms of foreign trade and […]