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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Michael Cotey Morgan

Michael Cotey Morgan is a professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Canada as Imperial Patsy

Would isolationism really have served us better in the last century? November 2014
On August 4, 1914, when the United Kingdom went to war against Germany, it automatically brought Canada along into the conflict. Twenty-five years later, in September 1939, Britain once again declared war on Germany, but a week elapsed before Canada followed suit. The short interval sent an unmistakable message. After years of steady work to sever the political bonds that tied the country to the imperial…