Armed with a strategy, is Canada talking with or talking past Asia?
That Asia has loudly—and repeatedly—voiced its perspectives on how external partners should engage the region should warrant greater attention in Ottawa.
Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly unveiled Canada’s new strategy for the Indo-Pacific region on Nov. 27. If Canada is genuine about being a force for peace and security in the Indo-Pacific, it should start with being attuned to what its governments are saying, writes Johnsen Romero. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia