The federal government has set aside $22.2 million to develop and co-ordinate sanctions while educating Canadians about their obligations. Where to start is the first question.
US sanctions announced earlier this month may have triggered the plunge in the lira, but the government has been mismanaging Turkey's economy for years, creating severe vulnerabilities.
The diplomatic spat between Canada and Saudi Arabia could have serious economic ramifications as well. When diplomatic ties are cut, research shows trade suffers significantly.
The Iranian government reacted to a nationwide truck drivers' strike with unprecedented restraint, apparently fearful a crackdown might provoke a Trump intervention.
It largely depends on whether Europe will decide to ignore (and pay the price for) US sanctions.
China is succeeding in a high-stakes poker game on the Korean Peninsula. Did Canada and the U.S. just play into Chinese hands?
Factions within South Africa’s ANC nostalgically point to the example of Oliver Reginald Tambo whose seen as an exemplar of integrity, personifying an ideal leader who served the party selflessly.
Aside from vague threats of violence and suggestions he could 'renegotiate' the Iran nuclear agreement, Donald Trump has provided little in the way of coherent or viable policy options.
Are harsher measures to squeeze North Korea's population worth it? Everything we know about sanctions says probably not.
China could win unprecedented global credibility by emerging as the champion of an international effort that fixes the North Korea problem once and for all. Does it have the moxie?