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“Out Of The Way”

“Out Of The Way”

This is the last post in this series on the flotilla incident, and it’s more personal.

Counsel to People of Faith

People of all faiths prayed long and hard this past week over the flotilla incident and the resulting loss of life.  Our religious traditions,...

Counsel to Average Canadians

What a hard week.  By one of the comments you’ve seen that I’ve lost some votes, picked up some others.  It was never about...

Counsel To Israelis/Jews

“What were we thinking?”  Perhaps an appropriate sentiment from a representative of an Israeli lobby group in Ottawa as he mulled over with me...

Counsel to Arabs/Muslims

Palestinian sympathizers aplenty called one me to speak out against the human rights injustices that took place on the flotilla raid.  I wish it...

Sending Out An S.O.S. To the World

I have a Jewish intern in my Ottawa office and a Muslim executive assistant back in the constituency. These people are there intentionally...

Gunboat Diplomacy?

Yesterday morning, while my flight was on a two-hour delay, I was wrestling with attempting to assist a Canadian trooper meeting resistance...

Prime Minister taken to task on Sudan crisis; Case made for strengthening mission in Darfur

Paul Martin was often blasted for promising far more than he was able to deliver. By contrast, Stephen Harper has attempted to do the...

Darfur – Unravelling Peace Agrement

"Mr. Speaker, international observers have recently stated that the peace agreement between north and south Sudan is now unravelling, threatening to...

Darfur – Time Running Out

"Mr. Speaker, for the people of Darfur, time is running out.

 

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