Warranted though this passionate anger may be, by singularly focusing our collective rage against China, Canadians have allowed the central culprit—the one who plunged us into this disaster—to escape free of judgment. Make no mistake: Donald Trump brought this catastrophe to Canada.
Michael Spavor, left, and Michael Kovrig, right, have been detained by Chinese authorities since December 2018. Consular officials haven't been able to access the two Canadians since Jan. 13 and Jan. 14, respectively. Photographs courtesy of Twitter and the International Crisis Group
BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA—Amidst the fallout of the recent ruling against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou on May 27, Canada is bracing for a deepening estrangement from an indignant China.
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CSC says the external reviewers act as a ‘key safeguard’ to the new ‘structured intervention unit' approach, but the researchers say it's precisely that ‘legitimacy’ the oversight lends that makes its failure a problem.
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