More Than a Star Turn: Canadian Hybrid Diplomacy and the OAS Mission to Peru
Cooper, Andrew, International Journal
THE PRACTICE OF CANADIAN MISSION-ORIENTED diplomacy where and when it is needed has attracted considerable controversy. To its proponents, it is a creative and requisite break from the restrictive practices of traditional Canadian statecraft. The fundamental difference between the 'new' diplomacy practiced by Lloyd Axworthy during his time as foreign minister from January 1996 to October 2000 and the mode of operation associated with Lester Pearson and his contemporaries is in the shift towards transparency and accountability.(f.1) Whereas the leitmotiv of Pearsonianism was quiet, behind the scenes, diplomacy, the model developed in the campaigns to ban anti-personnel landmines and create …
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Publication information: Article title: More Than a Star Turn: Canadian Hybrid Diplomacy and the OAS Mission to Peru. Contributors: Cooper, Andrew - Author. Journal title: International Journal. Volume: 56. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 2001. Page number: 279. © Canadian Institute of International Affairs Fall 1997. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.