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  

Trudeau’s Victory: Whither Canada?

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by Paul Weinberg Justin Trudeau’s center-left Liberal party established a solid win in the October 19 Canadian election in face of wedge politics. In seeking a fresh mandate after ten years in office in Ottawa, Stephen Harper and his Conservative Party… Continue Reading  

Netanyahu Loses an Important Canadian Ally

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by Jim Lobe Coming up soon in LobeLog, an actual Canadian will analyze the implications for Canada’s Middle East policy of Monday’s victory of the Liberal Party’s Justin Trudeau over Prime Minister Stephen Harper in the parliamentary elections. For now,… Continue Reading  

Israeli Nukes Meets Atomic Irony in the Middle East

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by Paul R. Pillar The stated rationale for the United States casting on Tuesday one of the very lonely votes it sometimes casts at the United Nations General Assembly, on matters on which almost the entire world sees things differently,… Continue Reading  

Diplomatic Fiasco: Canada Severs Relations with Iran

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By Bryan Gibson via The Majalla Recently, the Canadian government severed ties with Iran, citing threats to its diplomats in Tehran. While Israel has hailed the decision as a “clarion call to action”, few Canadian diplomats are convinced. It is… Continue Reading