April 11, 2012

Pax Americana at Heart of Harper's F-35 Posture

John Ivison, National Post

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The Canadian government's decision to go with the F-35 appears to be part of a tacit political agreement between the United States and key allies like Japan and Australia to contain China's ambitions.

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China's Test Is to Stop North Korea
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Harper Muzzles Canada's Diplomats
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