Published on July 31, 2015, in the Waterloo Region Record.
The metaphor most frequently applied to Donald Trump's U.S. presidential candidacy is that it sucks up all the oxygen, denying other candidates media attention for their own campaigns.
Published July 3, 2015, in the Waterloo Region Record.
As June ended, negotiation deadlines in two different parts of the globe lapsed without resolution.
Although the timetable facing Greece's loan default problems and the Iranian nuclear program are very different concerns, each demonstrates that resolute negotiators extend the process to the final moment — and beyond — to gain maximum bargaining leverage.
Published Apr. 11, 2015, in the Waterloo Region Record.
In discussing the future of Middle East peace, it should be stipulated that whether it takes a year, a decade or a century, at some point a partition and "two state" solution of some kind is inevitable.
Published March 30, 2015, in the Waterloo Region Record.
Back in the spring of 2003, in the waning days of his prime ministry, Jean Chrétien announced the decision for which he will be long remembered. Canada, he told a tumultuous House of Commons, would be not joining the U.S.-led "coalition of the willing" in its war against Iraq.