A peace treaty for the Korean peninsula may be the only realistic framework to achieve the denuclearization of North Korea, writes Cesar Jaramillo.


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Why a peace treaty, not just denuclearization, should be the goal for the Korean peninsula

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A peace treaty for the Korean peninsula may be the only realistic framework to achieve the denuclearization of North Korea, writes Cesar Jaramillo.
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What to expect from Trudeau’s first official trip to India

From trade to counter terrorism to civil society partnerships, Rajiv Bhatia outlines the areas in need of greater collaboration between the two countries.
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A problematic return to Myanmar

Is it possible to send Rohingya back to a country that still largely believes they don’t belong? In this in-depth feature story, Sara Perria reports on what’s next for the refugee group and the paralysis of the international community on the issue. 
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The European Union’s defence strategy gets an overhaul

In the wake of Trump’s election and Brexit, the EU launched a new global defence strategy to redefine its goals and strengthen regional unity. Here’s what experts are saying about the plan so far. By Hélène Emorine.


Containing extremism in Libya

Reporting from Libya, Frederic Wehrey examines the war-torn country's efforts to control the expansion of ISIS after the fall of Gaddafi. With no effective government in place, and no capable security services, militia chiefs are stepping in. "The real challenge," Wehrey writes in The Atlantic, "is dealing with extremism in a way that does not empower these men at the expense of an inclusive, civic state." 
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Berlin Wall equinox

Last year, the Berlin Wall passed an "equinox of German unity" — it has now been gone for as long as it stood. But the West is still richer and holds more levers of power in the country, while easterners "increasingly control the political discourse of a countrywide shift to the extremes." The New York Times' Katrin Bennhold asks: is Germany still a tale of two countries?


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Rising China: What Lessons Can We Learn From The 19th Party Congress?

Feb. 19, 2018, Vancouver
Join the CIC Vancouver for a lively discussion on the future of China in the international system with Guy Saint-Jacques, former Canadian ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.
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Look Who’s Watching: Surveillance, Treachery and Trust Online

Feb. 20, 2018, Waterloo
Join Fen Osler Hampson and Eric Jardine as they discuss the main findings of their book, Look Who’s Watching: Surveillance, Treachery and Trust Online.
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On The Forefront Of International Development

Feb. 20, 2018, Edmonton
The Canadian International Council, in partnership with the Government of Alberta International Development Office, is pleased to present an evening with representatives of key international financial institutions. 

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