SO MUCH FOR THAT “SMART DIPLOMACY” WE WERE PROMISED: How Canada broke up with the U.S. “It is clear that on a number of issues there is a gathering sense of grievance on the Canadian side, a feeling that Canada’s concerns are not taken seriously in official Washington. . . . In response, Canada has moved to more aggressively assert its interests, for example warning it might cultivate China and other export markets for its crude oil, scaling back its commitment to Afghanistan and changing its Facebook status to ‘it’s complicated.'”