March 20, 2014

Canada Is Not Engaged in This New World

Jeffrey Simpson, Globe and Mail

The Associated Press

Terror attacks, secessionist movements, domestic wars, sabre-rattling maritime disputes, ethnic clashes, the spread of nuclear weapons and the return of great-power rivalries. Today’s world is a very uncertain place, with more points of conflict, real or possible, than would have been thought likely not long ago.

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