Daily Archives: September 2, 2017

Embarrassed By Canada’s “Proud Boys:” No Conviction And No Growth Following Disruption Of Mi’kmaq Ceremony

Members of the “Proud Boys, Maritime chapter” who protested at Mi’kmaq ceremony on July 1st in Halifax, Nova Scotia, are to be returned to active duty following this summer’s military investigation. The five “Proud Boys” in question, all members of the Canadian Armed Forces, had been removed from regular duty […]

The Second Round Of NAFTA Talks

The North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, was an agreement between the United States and Canada that commenced in 1989. In 1991, Mexico entered a bilateral agreement with the U.S, which Canada joined in 1994. According to the Office of the United States Trade Representative, “tariffs were eliminated progressively […]

President Trump’s War On Terror, A ‘Condition-Based Approach’ To Afghanistan

The open-ended conflict which started with the Bush administration’s ‘War on Terror,’ an ideological and effectively unwinnable war, is now in its sixteenth year and is the longest U.S. conflict ever. On August 21st, President Trump outlined the future of U.S. engagement in Afghanistan as a “shift from a time-based […]

Construction Begins On Border Wall Between Lithuania And Kaliningrad

Construction has begun this week on a border wall between Lithuania and Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia. Announced by the Lithuanian Interior Minister Eimutis Misiūnas on January 17, 2017, the wall is planned to stand two meters high and extend 45 kilometres, the entirety of the Lithuania-Kaliningrad border.  It will stand opposite […]