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Canada Among Nations, 2004

Setting Priorities Straight

by (author) David Carment, Fen Osler Hampson & Norman Hillmer

McGill-Queen's University Press
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Jan 2005
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The last foreign policy review was conducted in 1995 and there has been no thoroughgoing, decisive, public reconsideration of the significance of the terrorist attacks against the United States, the violent response in U.S. policy and action, wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, tests and failures of the United Nations Security Council, and the transformed quality of relations along the Canada-U.S. border. Still less has there been any open, extensive, government-led reassessment of the obligations of continental defence or the new and future accommodations required to realign Canada's relations with the United States and the rest of the world. Policy initiatives have instead looked temporizing and partial.

About the authors

David Carment is professor of international affairs, Carleton University.

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Fen Osler Hampson is professor of International Affairs and director of The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University.

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Norman Hillmer is professor of history and international affairs at Carleton University and is a former senior historian at the Department of National Defence. Granatstein and Hillmer have collaborated on five books, including "First Drafts: Eyewitness Accounts from Our Past" and the national bestseller "Prime Ministers: Ranking Canada’s Leaders".

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