Tag Archives: Gar Pardy

Major global challenges call for a Canadian foreign policy up to the task – help us get there

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In response to our first fundraiser since the onset of the March 2019 lockdown, can you help us continue our strong, independent and fearless advocacy for a Canadian foreign policy “purpose fit” for the huge global challenges on climate, nature and nuclear weapons, we now face? (And note our blog is posted mid-afternoon on Friday […]

The failing Western strategy in Syria

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Gar Pardy, calls for a complete re-evaluation of Western strategy in Syria.   Related developments include an impending meeting between President Obama and Russian President Putin this week at the UN in New York and joint efforts by the American administration and the EU to bring Iran into the talks over Syria. In the past […]

Pardy on Canada-U.S. border deal

Former Canadian diplomat Gar Pardy critiques the Canada-U.S. border deal announced on December 7th (Gar Pardy, “How the U.S. blackmailed Canada,” Ottawa Citizen, 8 December 2011): Prime Minister Stephen Harper and President Barack Obama announced Wednesday a 32-point plan establishing an agenda for improvements to cross-border goods and services traffic. In exchange, Canada will provide […]