With Vladimir Putin encouraging the Belarusian President to work more closely with the country's opposition and Russia's own "managed" elections in 2021, Russian politics are more complicated than a simple dictatorship.
Decades of political instability, dire natural disasters, and a troubled colonial legacy have eroded the core of the nation's wellbeing and left it in a state of fragility and turmoil.
With a price tag of over $2 trillion for the U.S alone, and 240,000 lives lost, the intervention in Afghanistan turned out to be one of the costliest and most unsuccessful campaigns undertaken by Washington and its allies.
Prime Minister Trudeau must decide if he wants to keep his promise to Haitians, or if he wants to mimic the U.S's stricter stance on immigration.
Opportunities to cooperate bilaterally and multilaterally with China have potential benefits for Canada when the two nations are aligned on issues, but Canadians must be clear-eyed about the risks posed by China as well, writes Stephen Nagy.
Canadian foreign policy has made Muslim-Canadians feel as if their lives are not equal to the lives of others, while perpetuating the false connection between Islam and terrorism.
Both countries could benefit from more frequent and deliberate diplomatic overtures, with Kenya taking the lead in this respect.
Of late, Canada has played a leading role in supporting displaced Venezuelans, but there is still much more to be done, writes Luiz F. Leomil.
The U.S. prides itself on its ability to set global standards for what is 'good and just.' Viewing the scourges of domestic violence and terrorism as linked would be a commendable goal, and one that the U.S. ought to pursue, writes Rachel Zack.
Africa’s resilience largely depends on its women, which is its strength, and could potentially be the solution to the devastating, gendered impacts of COVID-19.