Uri Marantz

Uri Marantz holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of Michigan and a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Windsor. In the past he has undertaken research projects for the Hudson Institute and the Foreign Policy Research Institute in the United States of America. He contributes regularly to journals and magazines and has published pieces on Canadian foreign policy and the new politics of the Middle East.

China Is Rising… and Everyone Should Take Note

China is a force to be reckoned with. Not only should the US take notice, but the rest of the developed world should do too. A recent issue of Foreign Affairs, “Letting Go: Trump, America, and the World,” questions the extent to which the United States under President Donald Trump has abandoned its de facto post-World War II leadership of the liberal international order. The magazine... Continue Reading

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Obama in the Middle East: Continued Circumspection (B+)

In summer 2009, Obama gave a rousing speech in Cairo addressed to the Muslim world, entitled “A New Beginning”. Far from signalling a radical shift in US foreign policy, it was the first step down the by-now familiar path of Obama’s continued circumspection. Pundits on both sides of the ideological spectrum, in America and abroad, are quick to label President Barack... Continue Reading

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