It was a frenetic 24 hours that started with a mystery about what was going on in northeastern Pakistan and ended with celebrations of a majority government with friends and colleagues in an Ottawa bar.
While there’s a growing consensus that western countries need to rethink their economic and political relationships with China, there’s far less agreement on the goals, purpose and tactics of a new strategy.
A combination of new generations, new challenges and unexpected events are bound to threaten previous intellectual advances.
We know the sticker price, but we rarely know what we’re actually getting or what we might have gotten instead.
Back in the immediacy of the populist moment in 2016, there was a brief window when academic, business, media and political elites seemed to recognize that they had drifted too far from ordinary citizens in their societies. These early developments, however, failed to sustain themselves