Harper, the reluctant warrior

The government's approach so far to the Malian crisis shows the man who used to castigate Jean Chrétien’s Liberals for their mealy-mouthed approach to the war on terror now sounds a lot like...Jean Chrétien.

DND Photo: MCpl Patrick Blanchard
Defence Minister Peter MacKay, talks to the media in front of a CC-177 Globemaster plane, similar to the one that left for Mali on Jan. 15.
Thomas Walkom
Published: Wednesday, 01/16/2013 6:16 pm EST
Last Updated: Sunday, 01/20/2013 11:27 pm EST

What a difference experience makes. Fightin’ Steve Harper has become the reluctant warrior.

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