Time to review Canada’s military outlook, as U.S. does the same, says Steven Staples

“If the U.S. is looking at its military strategy, wouldn’t this be a good time for Canada to do the same thing?” Steven Staples, President of the Rideau Institute, told Embassy newspaper this week.

Associate Editor Carl Meyer writes that U.S. President Barack Obama said he was “turning the page on a decade of war” as he revealed a new U.S. defence document, Sustaining U.S. Global Leadership: Priorities For 21st Century Defense, on Jan. 5, making it clear that U.S.-led interventionism was being downplayed in favour of a more conventional posture that will lean heavily on allies.

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