Why and how should South Korea reduce its dependency on China and enhance the diversification of its battery supply chain through Canada?
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.
"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.
"The illusion of eventual success on the battlefield is founded on a mistaken idea of how to measure winning and losing."
Drawing on theories of settler colonialism and racial capitalism, Dr. John Price’s presentation will emphasize the need for ongoing critical analysis, and the potential for intersectional solidarity.
"Even though Canada was the top trading partner of the U.S. until 2014, experts say that Canada will have trouble competing with Mexico’s larger population and cheaper labour.
Scientists of Chinese descent indicate in the survey that they have purposely not pursued federal funding for projects for fear of increased scrutiny, compared to scientists of non-Chinese descent.
“Down the road, it would be interesting to see what happens. But for the moment, I suspect we would not see anything like a mass exodus of governments from the AIIB.”
According to Washington, globalization and neoliberalism have failed, claiming China cheated the system. Funny how the US was happy when only it set the rules