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By Ben Makuch, VICE news, April 4, 2018

If you were to listen to the foreign policy rhetoric emanating from Ottawa these days you’d think that Canada, under the reign of Justin Trudeau, rarely engages in any nefarious foreign interventions or contributes to the global military industrial complex.

“Many of you have worried that Canada has lost its compassionate and constructive voice in the world over the past 10 years” said Trudeau in 2015 to a crowd in Ottawa before delivering the real kicker.

“Well, I have a simple message for you: on behalf of 35 million Canadians, we’re back.”

It was Trudeau casting serious shade on his predecessor Stephen Harper’s Conservative regime for what his Liberal party considers a backwards foreign policy based on…