'In the decade since 9/11, and more drastically over the past five years, Canada's international image and reputation - our brand - have been fundamentally recast. The once familiar helpful fixer, honest broker, generous aid donor and boy scout to the world has today become something quite different.'
In the welter of 9/11-related coverage over the past few weeks, surprisingly little attention has been devoted to an assessment of how Canada's role in the world has changed in the wake of that event. In my view, the import of the past decade has been profound.
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