Behind the Headlines

Articles from Vol. 54, No. 1, Fall

BTH Reborn (Behind the Headlines)
For over half a century this short, sharp little quarterly has published topical and often provocative essays on all manner of international affairs and foreign policy issues. The likes of John Holmes, Escott Reid, James Eayrs, Tad Homer-Dixon, and...
Business of Human Rights: Can Canada Actively Promote Its Trade and Investment Interests While at the Same Time Maintaining a Commitment to the Highest Standards of Human Rights?
A most disturbing trend in both national and international affairs today is the growing tendency to polarize - to define ourselves by our disagreements rather than by our common interests. In my experience, this is the single greatest obstacle to uniting...
China: Market, Menace, or Both? China -- a Country with No Tradition of Democracy, Still Led by People with No Taste for It -- Is Emerging as a Global Economic Powerhouse
Economic polarization. Social dislocation. Environmental degradation. Military confrontation. Political transformation. China is unique in that within its borders all of these themes of the late twentieth century are being played out on a grand...
CIIA Activities Nationwide
This space is devoted to branch and membership activities. As this is our first issue, a brief outline of the branch system might be helpful. Branches have been the backbone of the Institute since its founding in 1928. At present there are branches...
CIIA and Canadian Interests
Most of you who read these lines will be aware that the next decades are going to be very tough on those intent on maintaining Canada's place in the world. To retain our global engagement, and to keep up our credentials as an active international player,...
CIIA Corporate Programmes
The CIIA has always enjoyed the support of Canada's corporate community. Its survival as Canada's oldest and most respected institution for the analysis and study of our nation's role abroad is underpinned by a dynamic and durable partnership with...
Yankee Go Home? Is Canadian Anti-Americanism Dead?
1891: The old man looked out over the great audience of cheering partisans gathered to greet him in Toronto. Now 76, his face lined deeply and showing the effects of his regular and too-heavy drinking, the Prime Minister could still stir a crowd, his...
Youth Perspectives Conference 1996-1997: Canada and Europe
Youth Perspectives, established by the CIIA and the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, promotes informed discussion and debate among youth on issues of critical importance to Canada. Youth Perspectives presents an annual conference...
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