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Why are so many voters in a blind rage with government and politicians? JONATHAN MANTHORPE: International Affairs April 29, 2016 Trumpery – the political disease that is convulsing the United State…
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For those that missed it, here's a link to my March 18 column, which includes background on why Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is being hustled out the door.
JONATHAN MANTHORPE: International Affairs March 18, 2016 The leadership chaos in Brazil and South Africa is a timely reminder for emerging economies that unless they also press ahead with political…
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My column in today's Facts & Opinions.
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JONATHAN MANTHORPE: International Affairs March 18, 2016 The leadership chaos in Brazil and South Africa is a timely reminder for emerging economies that unless they also press ahead with political…
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Eyes may be on Brazil, but up the road the situation is worse.
JONATHAN MANTHORPE: International Affairs March 5, 2016 Venezuela’s grey and featureless President, Nicolas Manduro, the default successor to that preening, strutting rooster Hugo Chavez, is set to…
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Canada has trained and armed partisan troops before the Kurdish Peshmerga, and the outcomes are always unpredictable.
JONATHAN MANTHORPE: International Affairs February 18, 2016 There is a generation of British soldiers, civil servants and planters, now mostly dead, who swear bloodcurdling oaths at the mention of …
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My column on that strange south-west African town, Swakopmund.
JONATHAN MANTHORPE: International Affairs April 23, 2016 Until quite recently, while Queen Elizabeth and her family were celebrating her birthday every April 21, a group of elderly men in south-wes…
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Suu Kyi is getting a bad rap. My column in today's Facts and Opinions.
bJONATHAN MANTHORPE: International Affairs April 9, 2016 It has come as a shock to Aung San Suu Kyi’s international groupies and fans that the Burmese freedom icon is not the ethereal Princess in t…
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Long-rumoured criticism of President Xi Jinping within the Chinese Communist Party is coming into the open as the time for his second term in power approaches. My column today in Facts and Opinions.
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Turkey shouldn't be in NATO. My column in iPolitics. http://ipolitics.ca/2016/03/16/what-would-it-take-to-kick-turkey-out-of-nato/
If Turkey were to apply to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization today, it wouldn't have a snowball's chance of seeing its membership approved. Indeed, with all that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has done to roll back human, political and civic rights in Turkey since he came to power in 2003, Ankara cannot even meet the first qualification in NATO’s Membership Action Plan.
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A new Cold War looms. Today's column in Facts and Opinions.
“China is clearly militarizing the South China Sea, and you’d have to believe in the flat Earth to think otherwise” — Adm. Harry Harris JONATHAN MANTHORPE: International Affairs February 26,…
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The eye doctor wins. My column today on Bashar Assad's looming victory in the Syrian civil war.

http://ipolitics.ca/2016/02/17/assad-is-now-inches-away-from-winning-his-despicable-war/
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