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The Mess in Libya

Yesterday the Wall Street Journal had an interesting opinion piece on the proxy war in Libya.

In short, the country has been in disarray since the Arab Spring ousted long-time leader (and supporter of terror and nemesis of the United States) Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. 267 more words

Kelly McParland: Bob Rae will fit right in at the UN

One of the first things Bob Rae did after his appointment as Canada’s ambassador to the United Nations was announced was reject any suggestion Canada’s reputation had been sullied by its failure to win a temporary seat on the UN Security Council. 932 more words

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Fitz-Gerald and Segal: Canada needs a foreign policy re-set. Let's start by defining our national interests

Recent weeks have seen a wave of calls for Canada to engage in some form of exercise to refresh its foreign policy. Indeed, if Canada does not capitalize on the current opportunity to rise up through the many fissures and fractures in the international system, its ability to project abroad meaningfully will be moot. 648 more words

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ISRAEL’S ANNEXATION OF THE WEST BANK

Health and Economic crisis in Israel due to the pandemic may have postponed Netanyahu’s annexation plans however they are far from being cancelled. Human Rights Activists around the world have condemned Israel’s growing illegal settlements in the West bank violating various provisions of international law and the idea of separate Palestinian state. 1,471 more words

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U.S. withdrawal from WHO over claims of China influence to take effect July 2021: UN

NEW YORK — The United States will leave the World Health Organization on July 6, 2021, the United Nations said on Tuesday, after receiving notification of the decision by President Donald Trump, who has accused the agency of becoming a puppet for China during the coronavirus pandemic. 506 more words

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