BTC: Critics rave about Canada's new defence strategy!

Globe and Mail: “Much of the Conservative strategy has been announced before and there were few new details Monday.”

National Post: “There are 45 paragraphs of background rhetoric, all of it announcement regurgitation from earlier budgets, but the complete plan is apparently locked inside Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s brain, albeit requiring the odd whispered correction from Defence Minister Peter MacKay.”

Ottawa Citizen: “In a highly unusual move, the Conservative government will base its entire future rebuilding of the Canadian military on Mr. Harper’s 10-minute speech and Mr. MacKay’s 700-word address.”


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