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Canada should prepare for a new world order

By Zach Paikin      

The relationships between the U.S., Russia and China are changing. What will the outcome be, and where does Canada fit in?

Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama shake hands at a meeting last fall. Although it is doubtful the two countries will be close allies anytime soon, Zach Paikin argues that it is not too late to reach some sort of modus vivendi. Photograph courtesy of the President of Russia's office.
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Over the course of the past year or so, one of the principle arguments I have attempted to hammer home is the crucial need for Russia and the West to arrive at a geopolitical accommodation. The events of the past 25 years may prevent a warm peace from being established, but it is not yet too late to reach some sort of modus vivendi. The more time passes, the less likely such an accommodation becomes. As Chatham House

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