In Toronto Star, Qatar Claims it "Does Not Support Terrorism"

Writing in the Toronto Star on April 19, Fahad Mohamed Kafood, ambassador of the State of Qatar to Canada, claims that “Qatar does not support terrorism in any form”. See his letter to the editor immediately below: And yet, a 2017 report issued by the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies (FDD) entitled “Qatar and […]

Worth Reading Op-Ed in Waterloo Record: Abbas Needs to Name an Heir Apparent

An Op-ed in the Waterloo Record today by Jonathan Schanzer, vice president for research at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, makes the point that a succession plan for Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority, is vital to future peace prospects. Says Schanzer: “Alarmingly, there is nobody in that role now. Abbas, also known […]

More Cdn. Media Coverage of Morsi's Anti-Semitic Statements

In our alert we released yesterday, we noted that Canada’s media, with the exception of a few, had ignored Mohamed Mursi’s anti-Semitic comments altogether allowing for a soft bigotry of low expectations to persist. We asked our members to contact their local media outlets to call for this important story to be covered and we […]