TORONTO—With the conflict in Ukraine, are we headed for an era where war—or the threat of war—becomes the new normal? In an important speech to the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, Defence Minister Anita Anand implied that this indeed may be our future. If so, is the real future target China, not Russia? And in this potentially more dangerous world, is Canada capable of an independent foreign policy? Or will we end following an American march to folly?

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