February 12, 2012

Stephen Harper: The Quiet Politician

David Warren, Ottawa Citizen

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Let me provide one good reason Stephen Harper is our prime minister, and promises to be, by the standards of electoral politics, an immortal. He doesn't say much.

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February 7, 2012
'Quiet Diplomacy' Doesn't Work With China
J. Michael Cole, Ottawa Cit'zn
Unfortunately for Harper and Baird, the silent, behind-the-scenes approach doesn't seem to be bearing fruit. While an increasing number of countries - all seeking to improve trade ties with the Asian giant - have muted their... more ››
Still, opening Canadian doors to yet another Chinese import, however cuddly, isn’t the driver for Harper’s second trade trip. Breaking open China’s fast-growing market to our goods is the priority. While... more ››
February 10, 2012
Harper's Brisk Business in China
Edmonton Journal
Prime Minister Stephen Harper's quick trip to China draws top marks for timing and substance. more ››
February 3, 2012
Like Reagan, Harper Is 'Starving the Beast'
Stephen Maher, Calgary H'ld
Unlike Reagan, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has never publicly discussed his 'starve the beast' plan, but it's pretty clear that that's what he's doing. more ››
February 7, 2012
Can't Live With China ...
National Post
In the long run, engaging with a cruel regime may be the only way to stand up against it. more ››