diplomacy
The cult of Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping is now turning into the first one-man regime since Deng Xiaoping in the 1980s.


Perfidious Albion meets the Ugly American

The forces for greater global unity are now hostage to the very success of that unity.


Preparing for President Trump

It is better to be prepared and not need it than to react suddenly.


Norwegian ambassador at home in Canadian outdoors

Having already competed in the Gatineau Loppet, she’s itching to take her kayak out for a run on the Ottawa River.


Stephen Harper joins private club that caters to oil execs

Former prime minister declares honorary, 'privileged' memberships.


Zuma's zeal

Political analysts say no one believes him, yet he remains in charge.


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