Could the traditional bulwark of Russia’s economy be its undoing?
Propping the Assad regime was only a motive insofar as it helped achieve other targets.
Denying conquest-based and commerce-based income to ISIS can limit the group’s functionality as a governing entity and a fighting force.
The F-35 is a trillion-dollar boondoggle. Buying a combination of jets and drones will cost less, promote economic growth and provide military capabilities better suited to Canadian needs.
Negative interest rate policies challenge the foundations of the modern financial system, and may actually hinder economic growth.
Mauricio Macri’s first task as president is to navigate the economic fallout from the Kirchner administrations.
Unless the opposition and Chavistas find ways to dialogue, political polarization will make the economic crisis permanent.
Lacking accountability, proper indicators, or binding implementation mechanisms, the new Sustainable Development Goals are unlikely to be achieved.
On the eve of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Canada’s economic engine needs more than a simple fix.