Trudeau's 'Soft Power' Might Be On The Rise, But It Has Its Critics
Canada's previous PM was hawkish, which makes sense because he's a conservative. Now that Canada has a liberal PM — is it going back to soft power?By Jake Godin | December 11, 2015
Is Canada getting back into its "soft power" groove?
First — what soft power means.
This guy came up with the idea in the late 1980s — Joseph Nye. Soft power is the ability of one country to influence others by example instead of with force. Essentially — a less hawkish foreign policy approach.