Category Archives: Geopolitics

National Post: Adios NAFTA and Hola US-Canada Free Trade Agreement

The election of Donald Trump can be expected to improve Canada’s economic outlook and speed up the economic integration that has been underway for a generation between the two nations. Hopefully, it will be “adios” to NAFTA as we know it, and “hola” to a reconstituted 1988 Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Canada and the United States…. Read More

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Jan. 12: Keynote Outlook Lunch Toronto

The annual Outlook Lunch is a must-attend event for Toronto’s business community and is co-sponsored by The National Post as well as the Canadian Club. It features six speakers who will make fearless forecasts from their viewpoint and area of specialization: Economic outlook; political outlook; business outlook; geopolitical outlook and a lively question and answer… Read More

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Trump and Poroshenko: Billionaire Business Presidents who can Stop Putin

Donald Trump wants the Pentagon and America’s allies to spend dramatically more on military defence to protect against terrorism and aggression. What’s interesting is that the poster child for such national mobilization is Ukraine. In just two years since 9% of the country was occupied by Russian operatives and military, Ukraine now has Europe’s second… Read More

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What Does Trump Mean for Ukraine?

Will Trump’s Foreign Policy Make Any Sense? BY DIANE FRANCIS Jared Kushner (L) and Stephen Bannon stand by as Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Canton, Ohio, September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar The election of Donald Trump marks a turning point in the world of international relations. Speculation abounds as to… Read More

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Ukraine Needs National Reform Coalition to Remove Oligarchy

Mikheil Saakashvili’s resignation this week does not mark the failure of reform efforts in Ukraine. It opens a new chapter. “Odesa can only develop once Kyiv will be freed from these bribe takers, who directly patronize organized crime and lawlessness,” he bluntly told journalists when he announced he was quitting on November 7. This opinion… Read More

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Trump like Abusive Husband, Americans and Hillary His Victims

KANSAS CITY — This is a traditional battleground area in U.S. Presidential elections, but this cycle there’s a difference. As usual, commercials bombard voters with the choices, but this year there are no lawn signs promoting either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. In fact, there are few conversations about politics. That’s because people here want… Read More

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