bout de papier Magazine – Canada's Magazine of Diplomacy and Foreign Service


Vol. 25, No. 2

Cover: Ta’al Volcano, Tagaytay, Philippines. Photograph by Liza Linklater. Visit her website at


  • 2010 PAFSO Photo Contest – D’un oeil canadien
  • 12 janvier 2010 – 16h53 – Haïti par Jean-François Hubert-Rouleau
  • Looking ahead with the Canadian International Council (CIC) Interview with Colin Robertson
  • The Great Dominion: Churchill and Canada 1900-1954 Part I by David Dilks
  • Looking Back on the Cold War by James H. Taylor
  • PAFSO Awards 2010 – Les Prix de l’APASE 2010


President’s Message


  • Tradex: “Your Fund” Hits 50 by Al Kilpatrick
  • Yemen, the Sequel: What’s at Stake by Jim Gould

From the Archives
Too much conviviality in Léopoldville? Informal encounters with a Soviet diplomat by Hector Mackenzie

Books in Review
The Constant Diplomat: Robert Ford in Moscow – reviewer Greg Donaghy

In Memoriam

  • Arthur Menzies
  • Alfred Pick

Shamus Dikk and the fallen star – Another puzzling asterism by A Aalto

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