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Foreign policy rarely wins votes at home

Prime Minister Stephen Harper carefully kept daylight between his pro-Ukrainian, anti-Russian views and potential new markets for Canadian resources.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
PM Stephen Harper, pictured in this file photo, returns to Ottawa following a successful European foray in which the Canadian voice was heard, but he will be immediately reminded that foreign policy rarely wins votes at home, writes Tim Harper.

 

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Foreign policy rarely wins votes at home

Prime Minister Stephen Harper carefully kept daylight between his pro-Ukrainian, anti-Russian views and potential new markets for Canadian resources.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
PM Stephen Harper, pictured in this file photo, returns to Ottawa following a successful European foray in which the Canadian voice was heard, but he will be immediately reminded that foreign policy rarely wins votes at home, writes Tim Harper.

 

  

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