The United States will endorse a motion at the World Trade Organization seeking to waive draconian patent and related intellectual property protections that have thus far prevented the world from achieving global COVID-19 vaccines equity, the Biden-Harris administration announced this week. Pope Francis announced his support of “universal access to the vaccine” and condemned the “virus of individualism” that “makes us indifferent to the suffering of others”.
Feminist foreign policies of countries such as Canada and Sweden are hypocritical when you consider the fact that these countries sell arms worth billions of dollars to regimes such as Saudi Arabia, which oppresses women.
Responding to the US airstrikes on Syria, Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev declared in a Facebook post: "On the verge of a military clash with Russia". Justifying the airstrikes, PM Justin Trudeau said Assad's "use of chemical weapons and the crimes the Syrian regime has committed against its own people cannot be ignored."
The US' cruise missile strikes against Syria' Shayrat airforce base mark President Donald Trump’s first big foreign policy test. For foreign policy realists, Trump's swift turn from non-intervention to waging war raises fears about his administration’s inconsistent and chaotic approach to world affairs.
In the wake of the Donald Trump's controversial Executive Order suspending the US Refugee Admission Program for 120 days, German Chancellor Angela Merkel explained the Geneva Convention to her newly elected US counterpart.
U.S. President Barack Obama visited Ottawa this week for “The Three Amigos Summit” and addressed the Canadian Parliament. A pleasurable speech that had our legislators applauding again and again, it was.