the current government accomplished any of the goals set out in the foreign
minister’s mandate letter? Bruce Mabley argues there is much work to be done.
Director, Mackenzie-Papineau Group
Dr. Bruce Mabley is presently the Director of the Mackenzie-Papineau Group think tank based in Montreal devoted to analysis of international politics. Dr. Mabley is a former Canadian diplomat and academic who has written a number of analytical and academic texts. In 2002, he was decorated by the French Republic as Chevalier des Palmes académiques.
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As Bruce Mabley writes, there is too much at stake not
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This week’s visit to Europe by Justin Trudeau provides an opportunity to
raise the issue, but there’s even more Canada should be doing.
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The Canadian government condemned the recent suicide
attack on its embassy guards in Kabul as ‘cowardly’ while simultaneously
backing away from an inquiry into the Afghan detainee scandal. Is this a case
of the pot calling the kettle black?
As Istanbul prepares
to host the WHS later this month, Bruce Mabley asks how the summit fits into
the country’s current foreign policy approach.
From a convoluted,
promotion-based system to a lack of internationally-minded talent and suffering
morale, Canada’s diplomatic corps desperately needs an overhaul.