Ever the uncritical and obsequious friend of Israel and wooer of domestic Jewish votes, the Harper regime has once again shamed and blackened Canada’s international reputation: Israel has expressed its gratitude to Canada for helping to block a major international plan towards ridding the world of nuclear weapons.
Elsewhere, however, there was widespread international . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Another Nail In The Coffin Of Canada’s International Reputation
Iran has told the U.S. that it’s prepared to get rid of all of its nuclear hardware, down to the last nut and bolt, if only the U.S. complies with the 1970 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
“The Iranian people can no longer withstand the sanctions,” Mr. Iqhal said. “We have thrown in the towel. All . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Oh, snap! Iran Corners the US.
According to Asia Times, the U.S. is adopting an Israeli policy platform that could scuttle the prospects of a nuke deal with Iran.
The Barack Obama administration’s insistence that Iran discuss its ballistic missile program in the negotiations for a comprehensive nuclear agreement brings its position into line with that of Israel and senators who . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Is the U.S. Working to Sabotage Its Nuke Deal with Iran?
I can’t remember whether we travelled by bus or in Joe’s silver diesel Rabbit. I don’t recall where we slept, ate, or how long we stayed, but my first visit to New York City left an unmistakable mark on my life. It was June 1982, and the United Nations was holding its Second Special Session . . . → Read More: Teresa Healy’s Blog: “…and every generation’s got to win it again”