No grandiose initiatives. No great pronouncements. No wake. No waves.
You can expect a busy fall when it comes to foreign policy. Already, the government's decision to suspend diplomatic ties with Tehran has sent riptides across the partisan divide. Foreign Minister John Baird is being accused of being Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's lapdog. He isn't, and there were good reasons to cut relations with a country that had stiffed us more than once, but that is the way Liberal and New Democratic partisans have painted our embassy closure.