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    India and its neighbours

    India’s presence on the world scene has become distinctly more pronounced in recent years. The accession to the prime ministership of Narendra Modi in 2014 raised India’s profile to an ...
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    Trump and the election

    Donald Trump seems to be suffering from a series of well-deserved curses that are seriously compromising his prospects of being re-elected in November 2020.
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    The United Nations at 75

    The United Nations will be celebrating this year the 75th anniversary of its foundation. For some, it is the embodiment of humanity’s hopes for a better and more peaceful world.
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    Leadership in Canada and abroad

    Catastrophes and crises such as COVID-19 bring out both the worst and the best in people. The worst has been on display in the United States, Russia and Brazil, whose ...
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    Populists and pandemics

    Recent years have seen the rise of populist leaders in various corners of the world from North America to Russia, from Europe to South Asia.
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    Trump on rampage — again

    The image of the bull in the china shop repeatedly comes to mind as one watches Donald Trump’s performance on the American scene and on the world scene.
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    Putin on the march

    Vladimir Putin has now been president or prime minister of Russia for just over 20 years. And those have been somewhat tumultuous years for his regime.