James Bissett

James Bissett served as Canadian ambassador to the former Yugoslavia. 

Latest by James Bissett in Chronicles

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  • An Unfinished Story
    September 2010

    An Unfinished Story

    Srdja Trifkovic is no stranger to Chronicles readers, many of whom have found his articles commenting on foreign affairs, with particular attention to the Balkans, to be insightful, penetrating, and written with authority. His latest book, The Krajina Chronicle, provides further confirmation of his extraordinary talent.

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  • February 2008

    Honor Killings in Canada

    As Canadians were preparing for the Christmas season, they were shocked to learn that Aqsa Parvez, a 16-year-old Muslim girl from the Toronto area, was strangled to death by her devout father, a cab driver of Pakistani origin.

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  • January 2007

    Kosovo in the Crosshairs

    Serbian voters have approved a new constitution that, among other things, reaffirms Serbian sovereignty over Kosovo, which, since the NATO bombing of 1999, has been administered by the United Nations with the help of NATO troops.

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  • End of Liberal Party Rule

    Stephen Harper, a 43-year-old politician from Calgary, became the leader of the newly formed right-wing Canadian Alliance in 2002. One year later, he managed to unite his party with the Progressive Conservative Party to form the Conservative Party of Canada.

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  • Learning From Canada’s Mistakes
    October 2005

    Learning From Canada’s Mistakes

    Since his appointment as Canadian ambassador to the United States, Frank McKenna has spent many hours trying to assure Americans that none of the September 11 hijackers came from Canada.

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  • February 2003

    Displaying Moral Outrage

    Canadian officials have been badgering the United States for deporting Syrian Maher Arar from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport in October 2002. The Canadian government, however, is not entitled to display such moral outrage.

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