Canada should engage much more fully in the Doha Forum multilateral dialogue process, both as an extremely worthwhile endeavour in its own right, and as a much-needed counterbalance to our troubling relations with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
With the USA ramping up its global military activity and eschewing UN-led peace and security efforts, Canada must restore and expand its leadership on war prevention and peaceful conflict resolution.
The appointment of Chrystia Freeland as new Foreign Minister carries risks for Canada.
We must embrace a UN-centred sustainable peace and common security framework to guide our foreign and defence policy.
David Petrasek suggests 10 steps the Liberals can take right away to help Canada re-establish itself as an active middle power committed to multilateralism and international law.