The distribution of power among Canada’s provinces is changing. Darrell Bricker on what this means for Canadian foreign policy.
James Manicom and Whitney Lackenbauer on why the decision to grant Asian states access to the Arctic Council is the right one
The North American energy landscape is being transformed. CFR Fellow Michael Levi on why it would be a mistake to choose just one path.
Dr. Alexandra Guáqueta, member of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, on state versus corporate responsibility to protect the human rights of workers in Bangladesh and beyond.
Steve Saideman on Kenneth Waltz, the most influential scholar of international relations of the past 50 years.
Daryl Copeland on why Afghanistan’s future rests on much more than who next comes to power in Pakistan.
The Death of a Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is a natural wonder, home to a quarter of all species in the world's oceans, and a UNESCO World Heritage site. And Australia coal boom is slowly killing it reports Samiha Shafy for Spiegel Online.
A Year of Hollande
John Gaffney for berfrois on the François Hollande government's reign so far: "Only a year into his five year term, François Hollande is close to becoming a lame-duck, if not a dead-duck, President."
Tiger Temple’s Long Ride
A New York Times Op-Doc about Chinese blogger Zhang Shihe, aka 'Tiger Temple'. Every summer, Tiger Temple rides his bicycle through rural China, recording what he sees around him.
Fast Food Slowly Delivered in Gaza
Fares Akram reports for the New York Times on KFC smuggled into Gaza by tunnel: "The French fries arrive soggy, the chicken having long since lost its crunch."
Why We Aren’t Going to Do Anything About Climate Change Anytime Soon
Financial Times columnist Martin Wolf gives 7 reasons for the climate chaos we find ourselves in: Reason #1, our entire civilization is built on fossil fuels.
Israel and Syria
Efraim Halevy for Foreign Affairs on Israel's relationship with Syria: "Israel knows one important thing about the Assads: for the past 40 years, they have managed to preserve some form of calm along the border."