Peter MacKay has come perilously close to openly campaigning for the sort of job a politician is supposed to lay back and let come to him. But the defence minister’s pitch to become NATO’s next secretary general appears to enjoy powerful Washington support. This story from MacKay’s hometown paper survey’s the subtle moves that make him a contender for a position that could take him from Ottawa to Brussels.
The defence minister’s NATO offensive
Peter MacKay's hometown paper's take
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