As U.S. Exits Afghanistan, Israeli Territorial Withdrawals Serve As a Teachable Moment

The Taliban takeover of all of Afghanistan seems all but assured with the Islamist extremist group recently taking the capital, Kabul. And while there are discussions taking place around the world, including in Canada, about whether countries should recognize – if at all – the new Taliban dictatorship, these discussions have largely surrounded the question […]

Profile: Meet Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian Authority’s President

Later this year, residents under the governance of the Palestinian Authority (PA) and those living in the Gaza Strip will be able to vote in elections, the first of their kind in 15 years. In May, legislative elections will be held, and two months later, a presidential election will be held, to select the president […]

CBC Fawns Over Dead Palestinian Leader Saeb Erekat

With news that longtime Palestinian leader and former chief negotiator Saeb Erekat had passed away, CBC News devoted considerable coverage which ostensibly fawned over Erekat and ignored his anti-peace credentials. Erekat is best known for giving lip service to the cause of peace, for being duplicitous, and for engaging in the art of Palestinian double […]

HRC in Times of Israel: Reverse Canada’s Faustian Bargain With Dictators

Also available on the Times of Israel website directly. Labelled a “betrayal” of a most trusted ally and a “Faustian bargain with dictatorships,” on November 19, Canada voted against Israel and with the Jewish state’s enemies at the United Nations. Breaking with bi-partisan tradition and a principled 10-year record in opposing one-sided resolutions, Canada joined a who’s […]