There was rejoicing in Washington, but there may be less to this change than meets the eye.
The violence that is now hidden by our simplistic use of the word "terrorism" will continue.
On paper, it's easy. But what about the people and the social cohesion of the country?
Canada has had little to do with the broad scope of US initiatives in Asia apart from the TPP.
The risk for Europe is not so much financial but political contagion.
Aung San Suu Kyi used to be a symbolic leader; now she has to get her hands dirty.
The price of neglect, ineptitude and underperformance has been high.
Fortunately, there are signs the US has not only survived the Obama presidency but has prospered.
Each Canadian embassy should meld its Facebook page with its home page to bring the website to life.
Canada has been, is, and will always be built upon many perspectives.
Greece has no choice but to make difficult structural reforms, but the EU also needs to reexamine the euro.
The Greek government failed to negotiate effectively, but European partners also refused to budge on debt relief.
Canadaâ€™s influence critical to ensuring they are not forgotten.
It should show a stronger, more consistent commitment to Asia.
Todayâ€™s conflicts and resulting migrations differ little from those of our ancestors.
Canadaâ€™s distance with Vietnam can allow Ottawa to speak bluntly on sensitive matters when dealing with Hanoi.
Canada's heads of mission must reach into their countries of accreditation with Canada's messages. This is easily achievable via YouTube.