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No nation is safe from geopolitical or economic chaos

The global community has more unsafe neighborhoods than gated ones and no nation is safe anymore, including Canada. This means that nation-state models are challenged and must recalibrate all the time. For example, last August everything changed, economically speaking, for Canada last August when oil prices collapsed. This has driven Alberta — Canada’s biggest economic… Read More

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G20 to G-zero

The G20 summit this week, and the growing Syrian catastrophe, underscores the reality that we are living in a G-zero world. The term, coined by two American political scientists, refers to the vacuum of geopolitical power as the west declines and emerging nations concentrate on their domestic problems. For fans of “strongman” politics, this is… Read More

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