Tags : China

Russia threatening NATO?

The Russian space agency chief is threatening western powers in its support of Ukraine during its war with Russia. The Russian official boasted about nuclear capabilities and claims that NATO would lose in 30 minutes. Our foreign affairs expert Lisa Daftari questions that threat. Read More

Is Moldova next for Putin?

A lot of security experts say Russian President Vladimir Putin will not stop at Ukraine but Moldova may be his next target. Some, including our foreign affairs expert Lisa Daftari, believe that Putin is interested in re-unifying the USSR.Read More

A plea from Ukraine’s president

Ukrainian President Zelensky pleaded with Canada and NATO allies to push for a No Fly Zone over his country. Political reporter Brian Lilley says it is something the Ukrainian president desperately needs right now to help defend his country. Read More

China flexing its military muscles

When it comes to today’s military, most people would associate the United States with having one of the most powerful armed forces in the world. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says China apparently has the largest maritime force on the planet boasting 355 vessels now. She explains why we should be concerned. Read More

Taliban clamping down

There are reports of Taliban gunmen who attacked a wedding in eastern Afghanistan to stop music being played. The attack killed two people and injured 10 others. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says it appears as though the Taliban is clamping down on anything associated with western culture.Read More

Canadian facing charges in U.S. for working with ISIS

A Canadian who allegedly narrated English ISIS recruitment videos is facing charges in the U.S. plus the power may be turned off in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, as the Taliban have apparently not been paying their bills. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, has the details for BCN’s Hal Roberts.Read More

Foreign Affairs expert gives her take on the two Michaels

One of the issues surrounding our prime minister’s leadership was how Canada dealt with China when the two Michaels were held captive for more than a thousand days. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says even though it was great that Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig came home, China really got everything they wanted when […]Read More

Canola exceeds its smoking point with record prices

You may have noticed prices of commodities going up recently.  Gasoline and lumber come to mind, and you can add canola to that list.   It’s the Bitcoin of the agriculture industry – canola.  Before last weekend, its price reached record highs before slowly coming down.  But, what caused the surge?  Ward Toma, who is […]Read More

The Taliban cannot be trusted says foreign affairs expert.

The U.S. is planning to pull out its military from Afghanistan by September the 11th which will be ending a 20 year war for the Americans. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says the challenge for the Biden Administration will be working with the Taliban in Afghanistan whom she says cannot be trusted.Read More

Foreign Affairs update with Lisa Daftari

This week Lisa chats with BCN’s Hal Roberts about China mixing COVID-19 vaccines to increase their effectiveness, the death toll rising in Myanmar since their military coup and the relationship between the U.S. and Israel since the election of U.S. President Joe Biden. Has it improved?Read More

The new China/Iran deal will not be good for the

China and Iran have signed a cooperation agreement for 25 years. The deal will include Chinese investments in key sectors such as energy and infrastructure. I asked our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, what kinds of implications that could potentially bring.Read More