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TARACHANSKY: And the concrete military support that Canada extends Israel is to train the Palestinian Authority. Operation PROTEUS is Canada's second-largest deployment after Afghanistan. Seen by many as the rising future leader of the opposition, MP Bob Rae is one of the only Canadian politicians to have spoken publicly about the program.
with the current Harper government solidifying this relationship. By selling arms, spying on behalf of Israel, and training the PA forces, Canada's image as an honest broker in this conflict seems like nothing more than an illusion. For The Real News, I'm Lia Tarachansky in Ottawa, Canada.
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While the move sits well with the Conservatives, who excel at grassroots fundraising, eliminating the subsidy could put the existence of the Bloc Québécois and Green Party at risk and cause serious financial problems for the diminished Liberals.
” It is pressing the United Nations to legitimize the doctrine. According to the doctrine, the great powers of the world may be free to invade or otherwise violate the sovereignty of countries as they choose. In Paul Martin’s words to the United Nations General Assembly on September 16, “Clearly, we need expanded guidelines for Security Council action to make clear our responsibility to act decisively to prevent humanity’s attack on humanity. The ‘Responsibility to Protect’ is one such guideline.”
Originally posted by Eliad
reply to post by UcDat
Amazes me how people can only perceive a monochromatic view of this conflict- Either you're completely on one side, or you're completely on the other.
So what if Canada does business with Israel? So does any other country in the world, even Iran apparently.
Surely you don't feel this *means* anything, do you? If so, what exactly?