Global Affairs

  • Global Affairs | November 26, 2019

    It's Not Just Me, It's Getting Crazier Out There

    “Do you hear the people sing? Singing a song of angry men? It is the music of a people Who will not be slaves again!”   -Les Miserables 

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  • Global Affairs | October 31, 2019

    International Crisis Group: Playing a Leading Role in a World Lacking Leadership

    I just returned from a Board of Trustees meeting of the International Crisis Group (ICG) and it was a sobering experience, to say the least.

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  • Global Affairs | August 26, 2019

    As the World Burns

    It’s time we all start actively engaging in our future, as complacency comes at a cost none of us can afford.

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  • Global Affairs | June 03, 2019

    The US / China Trade War and the Dangers of Escalation

    “History shows that when countries are busy trading with each other, there is little appetite for conflict..." Frank Giustra

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  • Global Affairs | May 01, 2019

    How Yemen has benefitted from the work of International Crisis Group

    It’s my view that securing peace is the prerequisite for addressing any other social need.

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  • Global Affairs | January 31, 2019

    A Simple Plan: Spreading the Gospel of Private Refugee Sponsorship

    All it took was a three-minute conversation on the phone.

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  • Global Affairs | January 09, 2019

    Dancing on the Precipice: 'Bankruptcy Happens Gradually, then Suddenly'

    We are heading toward another financial crisis and, this time, it will likely be much worse than 2008.

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  • Global Affairs | December 27, 2018

    Chinese Government Needs Friends – People Who Are a Lot Like the Canadians it Has Detained

    Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor have not been allowed to see a lawyer since they were detained.

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  • Global Affairs | December 07, 2018

    What Does China’s Rise Mean for the World?

    The passing of the baton from one global power to the next rarely happens without a major conflict.

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