Of Spies and Politicking

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When Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff took to the stage for her opening speech at the 68th UN General Assembly in New York last Wednesday (25th), she took the opportunity to deliver a sharp criticism of the spying programs carried out…

Soldiers in Suits (Part 1)

I begin this post with a caveat. For the first week or so of this blog, I’m going to write exclusively on Civil-Military relations theory (cue collective poli-sci groan). The increasingly bizarre world of International Relations as seen through the…

It’s Our Anthem, Not Just His

How much difference do two little words make? Some people believe it to be the difference between oppression and equality. This idea is the driving force behind the Restore Our Anthem movement, the leaders of which include Canadian greats like…