We’re Sorry, Canada

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua R. M. Dewberry)

by Paul R. Pillar Personal fondness for a foreign country plays such a large role for many participants in the debate about U.S. foreign policy (including policy toward the Middle East) that I should begin this piece with a disclosure:… Continue Reading  

Trump’s Unileaderism

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by John Feffer In the wake of the disastrous G7 meeting in Canada and the successful summit in Singapore, it’s hard to know what to call U.S. foreign policy these days. It’s not just unilateralism, where Washington acts alone and… Continue Reading  

On Iran, Canada Should Pick Up Where Obama Left Off

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by Navid Hassibi As the two-year anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal approaches, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has an opportunity to put his government’s new approach to foreign policy into effect by expressing support for the historic agreement reached… Continue Reading  

A Real “Political Revolution” Would End the War in Iraq

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by Peter Certo These days, Bernie Sanders doesn’t say much about the Middle East. But if you’ve heard him say nothing else on the subject, he’s probably reminded you that he — unlike a certain former secretary of state —… Continue Reading  

Canada’s Israel Lobby and the Elections

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by Paul Weinberg Growing up Jewish in Toronto, I often heard how important it was not to wash your dirty linen in public. Such comments were directed specifically to Jews like me who, back in 1982, paraded in front of… Continue Reading