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Date Announced for First Ever Federal Election Debate on Foreign Policy

Aug 14, 2015

The Munk Debate on Canada’s Foreign Policy, Canada’s first-ever federal election debate devoted to foreign policy issues, will take place on Monday, September 28 at 7:00 PM EDT at Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall. The Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper, the Hon. Thomas Mulcair, and Mr. Justin Trudeau have all confirmed their participation in the debate.

Fifteenth Semi-Annual Munk Debate Announced: Should the West Engage, Or Isolate, Russia?

Mar 3, 2015

Garry Kasparov, Vladimir Pozner, Anne Applebaum, and Stephen F. Cohen convene in Toronto, Canada, to debate the West’s relationship with Russia

Fourteenth Semi-Annual Munk Debate Announced: Obama’s Foreign Policy Emboldening our Enemies?

Sep 17, 2014

Bret Stephens and Robert K again will join Fareed Zakaria and Anne - Marie Slaughter to debate the motion: Be it resolved Obama’s foreign policy is emboldening our enemies and making the world a more dangerous place.

Thirteenth Semi-Annual Munk Debate Announced: Is State Surveillance a Legitimate Defence of our Freedom?

Mar 3, 2014

Alan Dershowitz and Alexis Ohanian will join Michael Hayden and Glenn Greenwald to debate the motion: Be it resolved state surveillance is a legitimate defence of our freedoms...

Twelfth Semi-Annual Munk Debate Announced

Sep 17, 2013

Hanna Rosin, Maureen Dowd, Caitlin Moran, and Camille Paglia convene in Toronto, Canada, to debate gender relations in the 21st century.