End Of Narcissism In Foreign Policy

Richard Gwyn
Published: Wednesday, 04/27/2005 12:00 am EDT

A good rule of thumb when reading some report, document, study or speech -- even a newspaper column -- is that if you come upon the phrase, "We must build today for the world of tomorrow," switch instantly to something more intellectually demanding, like American Idol on TV. In a rare exception to this rule, Canada's just-released International Policy Statement is still worth ploughing through.

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