Terry Glavin

Terry Glavin

Ukrainian troops examine the scene of a downed aircraft in Kyiv on Friday.(Oleksandr Ratushniak/AP)

Why sanctions over the Ukraine invasion won’t stop Putin

Terry Glavin: Xi Jinping has the Russian leader’s back as the two advance the authoritarian political model around the world
Neil Young in Calabasas, Calif., on May 18, 2016, and Joe Rogan in Seattle on Dec. 7, 2012 (AP Photo)

Neil Young vs Spotify, and the gathering storm

Terry Glavin: The battle between musician and streaming giant was neatly settled. But it is part of a much bigger, unfolding crisis over the role of truth and facts.
In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou waves as she steps out of an airplane after arriving at Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport in Shenzhen, China. (Jin Liwang/Xinhua via AP)

Don’t buy the hogwash about the release of Kovrig and Spavor

Terry Glavin: The sooner Canada dispenses with tales of ’prisoner swaps’ and ’diplomatic triangulation,’ the sooner it can have an honest conversation about what this saga revealed

What the winner of this election must do about China, Meng and the two Michaels

Terry Glavin: A thousand days after Kovrig and Spavor were imprisoned, we’re in desperate need of moral clarity in Ottawa
Palestinians and Israeli forces clash in 2016 (Said Khatib/AFP/Getty Images)

The world’s stateless peoples are more vulnerable than ever

A growing number of stateless peoples are locked in political limbo, exposed to dangers the international community is too fractured to address
Justice leaders from Canada and around the world are backing the establishment of a global anti-corruption court, designed partly on the model of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, pictured. (Peter Dejong/AP)

Canadians are leading the push for a global anti-corruption court

It could go a long way to restore Canada’s reputation as a serious country, no longer the ’snow-washing’ pariah of the G7
Watt’s ‘before and after’ photos have drawn worldwide attention to old-growth logging in B.C. (TJ Watt)

Falling fast

Three decades after the so-called ‘War of the Woods,’ the logging of B.C.’s ancient forests goes on, prompting protest from a new generation of eco-activists
The al-Hawl camp, where ‘Amira’ was found, was built during the Gulf War to house 20,000 displaced persons; it currently holds more than 70,000 (Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images)

Bring them home

The rescue of the orphan ‘Amira’ has raised pressure on Ottawa to take back other children of Canadians who fought in Syria for ISIS—and to prosecute the fighters here
Biden at a recent virtual meeting with members of his national-security and foreign-policy agency review teams. (Andrew Harnik/AP)

It’s Joe Biden’s world now. Can he fix it?

The departure of Trump means a departure from tyrant-flattery and the abuse of longstanding U.S. allies. Then the hard work begins.
Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her house on her way to a court appearance on January 17, 2020 in Vancouver, Canada. The United States government accused Wanzhou of fraud after HSBC continued trade with Iran while sanctions were in place. (Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)

Talk of a deal for Meng Wanzhou raises hope—and a lot of wishful thinking

A homecoming for the Michaels seems possible. But offers like the reported one to Meng are standard U.S. practice, and China does not look kindly on co-operating with American prosecutors.