Elusive Pursuits: Lessons From Canada’s Interventions Abroad

With the election of a new federal government, Canadian foreign policy is set enter a new phase of planning and priorities. The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) has released a new book titled Elusive Pursuits: Lessons From Canada’s Interventions Abroad that offers guidance on where Canada’s military intervention and foreign aid might be most effective.

Co-edited by CIGI’s Director of Global Security & Politics Program Fen Osler Hampson and Stephen Saideman, Paterson Chair in International Affairs at Carleton University, Elusive Pursuits brings together leading scholars and practitioners who examine Canada’s role in foreign military and security missions, and its tendency to intervene under the auspices of international institutions. Topics covered in Elusive Pursuits include: Canada in the Arab World; interventions in Afghanistan, Haiti, Libya and Somalia; foreign aid effectiveness; the gender and demographics of intervention; and Syria and the Responsibility to Protect.

Further details about Elusive Pursuits: Lessons From Canada’s Interventions Abroad here.