Grant Wyeth is a columnist for The Diplomat and writes a weekly newsletter for Australian Foreign Affairs magazine. He specialises in Canada and India.
On water matters: the fate Baltic ferries tell of global order
Modern life can hold some inconvenient lessons – for those willing to search them out.
AUKUS: What happens if the Republicans play the Trump card?
A White House change of guard could mean Australia needs to reassess its values under a more nihilistic regime.
Trouble for Trudeau
An early election has left Canada’s PM in a pickle with a pandemic exhausted public also tired of personality politics.
A resounding “oui” for an emoji in Canada
After a new bill to protect French raises separatist jitters, Quebec nationalism gets everyone behind the flag.
India, Canada and the new vaccine politics
As a pharmaceutical powerhouse, India finds it now holds the cards over Canada and what it sees as its irksome PM.
Learning from an island in a pandemic
For all the focus on New Zealand’s and Taiwan’s successes, another fascinating island nation has kept the virus at bay.
Australia needs the workers, the Pacific needs the jobs
Striking the right balance between backpackers and the seasonal workers is key to Canberra’s neighbourhood ambition.
Canada won’t fall for China’s hostage diplomacy
Releasing Meng Wanzhou wouldn’t raise Canada’s standing with China. Worse, it would betray its closest partner.
Minority rights are suddenly the new turf for India-Pakistan rivalry
Handing back a Hindu temple in Balochistan appears a deliberate contrast with fears over treatment of Muslims in India.