Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Canada's Foreign Policy

(image from "Nothing" iPhone app)

The sad truth is that Canada doesn't have a foreign policy. It has a collection of spinal reflexes, the afferent limbs being vague messages from Americans, and the efferent limbs being Canada's activity in NATO. That's about it. It's a good thing we're not on the Security Council, to which we would contribute nothing. As it is we're doing nothing about the Libyan humanitarian disaster, and John Baird is reassuring us that it's still OK for Canadian companies to work in Libya.

You can't get more nothing than that.