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For Policy Magazine, Research Fellow Zachary Paikin examines how a changing world order may necessitate Canada to rethink its fundamental approach to foreign policy as well as its scope.
The new global context calls for a Canadian foreign policy that is comfortable speaking the language of interests, rather than just values. Yet it remains far from clear whether Canadians are prepared to make this necessary – perhaps vital – psychological leap.
Dr. Zachary Paikin (@zpaikin) is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Peace & Diplomacy based in Geneva, Switzerland. He is also a researcher in EU foreign policy at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels, as well as Senior Visiting Fellow at the Global Policy Institute in London, UK.