Published Opinion & News by Michael Bociurkiw


CNN Opinion, Sept. 24, 2019. To read, click  here

CNN Opinion, Sept. 24, 2019. To read, click here


CNN Opinion, September 19, 2019. Read   here

CNN Opinion, September 19, 2019. Read here


CNN Opinion, September 9, 2019. To read, click   here

CNN Opinion, September 9, 2019. To read, click here


CNN Opinion: August 24, 2019: To read, click   here

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CNN Opinion, August 13, 2019: To read, click   here

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CNN Opinion, August 9, 2019. To read, click   here

CNN Opinion, August 9, 2019. To read, click here

CNN Opinion, July 17, 2019: “Without the strong and unified backing of the international community, achieving justice for the victims of MH17 will be next to impossible. Russia will do everything it can to exploit any apparent disunity. If the thugs who brought down MH17 are allowed to do so with impunity, what is to prevent other terrorists.” To read, click   here

CNN Opinion, July 17, 2019: “Without the strong and unified backing of the international community, achieving justice for the victims of MH17 will be next to impossible. Russia will do everything it can to exploit any apparent disunity. If the thugs who brought down MH17 are allowed to do so with impunity, what is to prevent other terrorists.” To read, click here


CNN Opinion, July 5, 2019. To read click  here

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CNN Opinion, July 1, 2019. To read, click  here

CNN Opinion, July 1, 2019. To read, click here


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There was no active war zone, no violent weather system, no kidnapping -- none of the dangers that humanitarian aid workers routinely experience around the world. And yet several tragically lost their lives on Sunday on an airplane that, ironically, is so technologically advanced it is billed as one of biggest success stories in modern aviation. My analysis here


Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is fighting for political survival, amid a widening scandal involving the top prosecutor in the land. My analysis   here

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is fighting for political survival, amid a widening scandal involving the top prosecutor in the land. My analysis here


Wednesday marks 14 years since a massive 9.1-magnitude earthquake shook the floor of the Indian Ocean and sent killer waves towards the shores of multiple countries, killing more than 227,000 people and causing some $10 billion in property damage. My analysis   here

Wednesday marks 14 years since a massive 9.1-magnitude earthquake shook the floor of the Indian Ocean and sent killer waves towards the shores of multiple countries, killing more than 227,000 people and causing some $10 billion in property damage. My analysis here


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When people say there really is no place like Hong Kong, they aren't exaggerating. With a world-class infrastructure, enviable geographic location and an educated and entrepreneurial population, British officials might now be expressing regret at handing it back to China on such liberal terms. It's just too bad they didn't do more to shield this golden goose from China's poison arrows. Click   here   to read

When people say there really is no place like Hong Kong, they aren't exaggerating. With a world-class infrastructure, enviable geographic location and an educated and entrepreneurial population, British officials might now be expressing regret at handing it back to China on such liberal terms. It's just too bad they didn't do more to shield this golden goose from China's poison arrows. Click here to read


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CNN: The Rohingya Deserve Dignity and a Safe Home October 25, 2018. Click here


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CNN: Homeowners Who Live on the Coast are Sleepwalking Towards Catastrophe
September 21, 2018
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CNN: French Schools Say ‘Non’ to Cellphones
September 3, 2018
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CNN: Why This World Humanitarian Day Could be The Grimmest of All
August 19, 2018
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CNN: Paul Manafort's Work for Ukraine Fit Neatly With Putin's Agenda
August 6, 2018
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CNN: Justin Trudeau is in Trouble, But he Can Fix That
July 31, 2018
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CNN: How Will Trump Deal With Putin in Helsinki?
July 13, 2018
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CNN: Trump's Astonishing Words About the People of North Korea. June 12, 2018
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CNN: Apple Needs to Stop Kids from Getting Hooked on Phones (Jan 10, 2018)
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CNN: The World is in a Worse State Than You Probably Realize (Jan 23, 2018)
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IRIN News: Forgotten Ukrainians Feel the Bite of Winter (March 2, 2018)
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IRIN News: Improving the Mixed Fortunes of Ukraine's 1.7-million War-Displaced (Dec. 21, 2017)
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CNN OPINION: Robert Mugabe Appointment May Haunt the World Health Organization for Year (Oct. 24, 2017)
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WHO has a well-earned reputation for being no-nonsense and for tackling some of the world’s most serious and stubborn disease outbreaks. But the Mugabe decision was out of character for WHO and should have never been made in the first place.

IRIN News: Frozen and Forgotten - The Neglected Displacement Crisis on Europe's Doorstep (Nov. 24, 2017)
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CNN OPINION: After Irma We Need to Build Back Better (Sept. 11, 2017)
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HUFFINGTON POST: Canada Can’t Deal With the Flood of Asylum Seekers From the USA (August 18, 2017)
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ATLANTIC COUNCIL: MH17 Plane Crash - Completing a Circle After Three Years (July 18, 2017)
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HUFFINGTON POST: Tightening its Grip on Hong Kong, China Could Kills it Golden Goose (July 12, 2017)
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CNN OPINION: In its Fight Against Putin, Ukraine Feels Abandoned by the West (Feb 9, 2017)
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HUFFINGTON POST: In South Sudan Children Remain Trapped in the Trauma of War (Dec 21, 2017)
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CNN OPINION: Ukraine's Uncertain Anniversary (Aug. 24, 2016)
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CNN OPINION: Aid Workers Suffer Mental Health Crisis (Jan 21, 2016)
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CNN Opinion: First Responder - What I Saw at the MH17 Crash Site. September 19, 2014
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