Why has Aung San Suu Kyi done nothing?

Why is it that Aung San Suu Kyi has done nothing to stave off crisis in Myanmar? The answer is that she is a politician like any other.


Asylum after Chechnya

Canada's secret asylum program in Chechnya is a new development in its refugee policy. What does it mean for the future?

What if Trump Resigns?

Look, anything's possible, right? We talk a lot about impeachment, or electoral defeat, or the 25th Amendment (the topic of my first post on this blog). But what about resignation? What are the chances of Donald Trump saying, "I'm tired of this" or "I can see the writing on the wall," and simply walking away?

What a Mess

The Canadian government announced today the details of its settlement agreement with Omar Khadr. Khadr, born in Toronto, was held in Guantanomo Bay for 10 years after he plead guilty to murder and war crimes in the killing of an American medic, Christopher Speer. Khadr received an official apology and $10.5 million in compensation. There, that's the easy part...