Authors » Dr. Barry Cooper
Barry Cooper is a professor of Political Science at the University of Calgary and a Senior Fellow at the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute.
Posted: November 19, 2012
Back in early 2011, many thought the Arab world was following our lead and that every Tunisian or Syrian protester really longed for liberal democracy. Wrong. The expectation of a democratic outcome in the Arab world reflects Western myopia. Barry Cooper explains…
Posted: June 25, 2012
Has American society allowed political and military chiefs to wage war without much restraint? Prof. Barry Cooper of the University of Calgary tackles a provocative new book by Rachel Maddow on American military might, with some useful insights for Canada’s own national defence debate
Posted: April 25, 2012
Alberta (along with the other Western provinces) really does have long-term economic and geopolitical interests distinct from those of Canadians living in the St. Lawrence Valley. Until our fellow-citizens in Ontario and Quebec accept Alberta leadership, Premier Alison Redford’s pledge to build bridges is an exercise in futility or worse, capitulation. Barry Cooper looks at the Alberta election and explains what it means…
Posted: March 1, 2010
Treason has succumbed to the bureaucratization common in modern life writes Barry Cooper: “We now rely almost entirely on security intelligence, which is to say pre-emptive, micro-managed bureaucratic options to deal with the kind of threats that used to be punished after the fact by sedition and treason prosecutions.”
Posted: January 28, 2010
Barry Cooper reviews a new book from Douglas Bland
Posted: June 22, 2009
Before we can see what is wrong with “ The Libertarian Case Against the War in Afghanistan ,” made by David R. Henderson, we have to understand what, if anything, is wrong with libertarianism.
Articles by Dr. Barry Cooper
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