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Can the Trudeau government restore Canadian diplomatic leadership?

By Daryl Copeland      

Sketching Canada’s changing place in the world, from helpful fixer to warrior-nation wannabe.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speak to reporters in the foyer of the House of Commons during Mr. Ban's visit to Ottawa on Feb 11, 2016. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

The Liberal government headed by PM Justin Trudeau has launched defence and development reviews, but little is known of its intentions regarding diplomacy, international policy, or grand strategy. This is the first of a series meant to fill in some of those gaps, and to offer thoughts on Canada’s role in a changing world. Cold War comfort: the way we were In the wake of a series of disturbing events that have left many fearing a generalized descent into chaos,

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