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The Gargoyle: Did Canada lead UN walkout against Iran?

On Sept. 23, 2009, foreign affairs minister Lawrence Cannon led Canadian diplomats out of the UN General Assembly as Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad began to deliver his annual address. 268 more words

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ISIS Driven From Kobani By Peshmerga Forces

Islamic State fighters who launched a surprise attack on a Syrian border town massacred more than 200 civilians, including women and children, before they were killed or driven out by Kurdish forces, activists said on Saturday. 771 more words

International Affairs

National Post View: Trudeau's Middle East policy is simplistic

In a recent interview with the CBC’s Terry Milewski, federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau laid out, in broad strokes, what Canada’s foreign policy might look like under his leadership. 683 more words

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Omar Mukhtar - the Lion of the Desert, the pride of Muslim Ummah

Lion of the Desert is the dramatic action epic of the struggle of Omar Mukhtar, leader of the Muslim resistance in North Africa in the 1920’s and 30’s, against the imperialism of Mussolini and the Italian army. 1,771 more words

Political Islam

ISIS Go On Offensive In Northern Syria

Islamic State fighters launched simultaneous attacks against the Syrian army and Kurdish militia overnight, moving back on the offensive after losing ground in recent days to Kurdish-led forces in the Islamist group’s stronghold of Raqqa province. 368 more words

International Affairs

National Post View: A nuclear deal with Iran no longer makes sense

Concern about the impending deadline for a final agreement with Iran on its nuclear weapons program has been surprisingly muted, particularly in comparison to the intense focus that greeted the preliminary pact reached in April. 735 more words

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Michael Oren's bombshell: US-Israel alliance in tatters due to problematic Obama relationship

Israel’s former Ambassador to the United States, the renowned historian and academic Prof. Michael Oren, has been making a huge splash in the media in the last few days after he published several columns about the US-Israel relationship in advance of the publication of his new book on the same subject entitled “Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide“. 2,849 more words

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