Muslim-Majority Kosovo’s Making Peace with Israel a Big Deal

Israel’s diplomatic breakthroughs keep coming. In late January, Kosovo joined a growing number of Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and Africa in recognizing Israel, and establishing full diplomatic and economic relations. Joining the ranks of Sudan, Morocco, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the agreement between Israel and Kosovo is noteworthy for a […]

Toronto Star Wants Canada to Reopen Diplomatic Relations with Iran

In the wake of Iran’s killing 176 people aboard a Ukrainian jetliner (including 57 Canadians) the Toronto Star cavalierly calls for official relations to be restored with Iran and to reopen a working Canadian embassy in Tehran. The Star’s January 13 editorial and a January 20 commentary by Thomas Juneau, assistant professor at the University […]