Values vs. Interests Debate Points

Rights etc canada is a middle power canadas foreign

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Unformatted text preview: f classical realism in IR Myths of Canadian Foreign Policy: • The interests vs values debate is anchored in the mythology of CFP, namely: – Canada as a “peacekeeping nation” – Canada as one of the few western countries without an imperialist legacy – Canada as a strong supporter and world leader of gender equality, human security, human rights, etc. – Canada is a “Middle Power” - Canada’s Foreign Policy pursues a “moral structure” - Human security is therefore a driving force behind Canadian Foreign Policy - SPEECH is a cornerstone of Canadian FP - • Canada pursues a ‘principled’ or ‘moral’ foreign policy • Human securit...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2014 for the course PSCI 3606 taught by Professor K.carrier during the Fall '13 term at Carleton.

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