April 7, 2014. David Pugliese Defence Watch
My colleague, Esprit de Corps publisher Scott Taylor, notes in today’s Chronicle Herald that Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird are among the most strident of all world leaders in condemning Russia for its actions in Ukraine.
Here is more of what he writes:
Denouncing Russian President Vladimir Putin as another Hitler, Harper and Baird walked the streets of Kyiv to express their solidarity with the unelected interim government of Ukraine. For all the tough talk from Canada’s dynamic duo, any informed observer would be well aware that, outside of a Ukrainian-Canadian diaspora of some 1.2 million potential voters, Canada has no real stake whatsoever in the Crimea crisis.
While Harper and Baird shout for tougher sanctions and more military sabre rattling, none of the European NATO nations are echoing those sentiments.
Full article here