Obama Factor Already Affecting Foreign Policy

The Conservative government has made a number of moves in the last week to better align with the new president's foreign policy.

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Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Wilson listed Afghanistan, controlling nuclear proliferation and strengthening multilateral institutions as among the Conservative government’s top priorities.
Michelle Collins
Published: Wednesday, 01/28/2009 12:00 am EST

While the world was busy watching Washington and Barack Obama's inauguration last week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his government were kicking off a campaign to woo the new American administration by charting a fresh policy direction on some of Canada's more controversial positions.

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