George Dance writes in Nolan Chart that it’s not only the U.S. Libertarian Party that is undergoing a change in leadership and strategy. The Libertarian Party of Canada is undergoing similar changes.
Dennis Young, of Edmonton, is the new Party Leader. Young is a former Canadian infantryman who saw active duty in the NATO intervention in Bosnia, which helped shape his non-interventionist foreign policy beliefs.
“I was a working soldier for 12 years—and I care too much about our fighting men and women to be reckless about war. [Prime Minister Stephen] Harper has become a voice for a failed Washington foreign policy. I want to be a voice for Canadian soldiers and their families,” he told the delegates in his victory speech.