Timing is everything for a Canadian foreign policy review
While the global pandemic could be seen as the catalyst for reviews everywhere—and it has indeed inflamed other global risks—the political moment has not yet arrived here.
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers a virtual joint press statement with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Feb. 23, in the East Room of the White House. Canada continues to track closely with the U.S., which is where our vital interests still lie for now. When the political timing is right, however, the government will have much to grapple with if it wishes to set forth meaningful new directions through a foreign policy review, writes Randolph Mank. Official White House photograph by Adam Schultz