Summary of Two Articles: 'Democracy Canadian-style Part I' and 'Coal India Ltd Floats Expression of Interest for Overseas Coal Assets'

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It uses its foreign diplomatic services to support the needs of Canadian corporations abroad and facilitate the efforts to produce profits. The author is questioning their motives in respects as to supporting the profit needs of corporations or if they are considering the needs of the country's people.
In Libya, Canada participated in the overthrow of Gaddafi, the president. They disbanded and drastically reduced the power of the government agencies that promoted democracy at the global level. They also slashed funding to NGOs involved in democracy and human rights. This affected tens of thousands of victims of violence and Canadians as well. The author is saying that the efforts to reduce the democracy in the country did not benefit the people of the country; it only was benefitting the needs of the corporations they were advocating for. The author is also saying that the Canadian democracy is going against what the original intentions of setting it up was all about. By reducing power from agencies that promoted democracy and slashing funding of NGOs involved in democracy, the Canadian democracy was not promoting the democracy it was intended to promote.
In Mali, the Canadian democracy enlisted the aid of the French to intervene and focus on…

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