The US shot down an Iranian civilian airliner with 290 people aboard in 1988. Yet that incident was treated very differently than the MH17 tragedy.
Whoever seizes control of the Afghan presidency will not matter a whit anyway once the Americans withdraw their troops.
Political logic dictates that attacking your own people is bad, until it becomes necessary.
Now that ISIS has plunged Iraq into civil war, the US has no choice but to co-operate with Iran.
While the world watched extremists capture Mosul, little attention was paid to the Kurdish militia’s seizing of oil-rich Kirkuk.
Without any more American casualties, the recent carnage and chaos has been largely ignored by Western media.
UK, France, Germany understand the power of dialogue. Unfortunately for Canada’s reputation abroad, Harper prefers trash talk.
Canada could not wait to lead the NATO charge in 2011. Now as the North African country spirals out of control, it’s being ignored.
Baird’s admission certainly makes many of his recent blunders far easier to understand.
Ongoing events and the passage of time have made a mockery of Harper’s use of the word victory to celebrate what was achieved in Libya.