On January 27th, from 5:00-6:30 pm, Spheres of Influence is hosting a virtual art gallery and panel discussion called Indigenous Art and Resistance in the Climate Crisis. In this event, we will be featuring the works of some incredible Indigenous artists from across the globe: Mariyeh Mushtaq, Lee Gavin, Elizabeth
In response to the spiking cross-border illegal firearms trade and ensuing gun violence across the country, Canada launched a joint task force with US law enforcement. While ambitious, simple changes could help improve its efficacy.
The COVID-19 pandemic has provided transnational organized crime groups with the opportunity to further diversify their financing and increase profits through the manufacturing and trade of counterfeit PPE. The United States, where millions lack basic healthcare and where COVID-19 has been particularly devastating, has been a lucrative target.
Organized crime groups in Latin America, who actually provide better governance than actual governments in some instances, have shifted away from the drug trade towards other means for funding, such as illegal mining.
Collectively, Taiwan and China are the epicentres of a new Cold War and the West has a role to play in it. To avoid causing another Cuban disaster, past Cold War mistakes should not be repeated. War should be avoided at all costs through diplomatic and mediation efforts.
Despite decades of involvement in Latin America, approval for the US government has decreased in the region, while approval towards China has increased due to its seemingly supportive and compassionate approach.
The US Space Force, developed by former President Trump in 2018, actually represents a logical move to promote American security in space as well as scientific and technological advancements.
“Enhanced interrogation techniques,” or torture, remain in use by multiple intelligence services. Still, these techniques do not work and have destroyed our values, credibility, and humanity.
Canada and the United States want regime change in Venezuela. It is warranted, but a change in tactics is in order.
The U.S.-led “shadow war” in Africa has been ramped up in recent years, leading to widespread abuses and questions about the relevance of contemporary counterterrorism efforts.