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Trudeau’s ‘principled foreign policy’ wearing thin abroad, but the Saudi squabble is worth the trouble

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government campaigned on a promise to bring Canada “back” onto the world stage. But the world is a different place than it was when liberal values were spreading across the globe, and Mr. Trudeau’s government has in reality practised a Liberal version of former prime minister Stephen Harper’s “principled foreign policy”—standing up for what they (and their core voters) believe is right, the rest of the world be damned. Even principled foreign policy is

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