Harper's Silence on Middle East Politically Calculated, Experts Say

Two years after describing Israel's bombing of Lebanon "measured," the prime minister is nowhere to be seen as another conflict rages.

Michelle Collins
Published: Wednesday, 01/07/2009 12:00 am EST

The Canadian government's hesitant and cautious response to the crisis between Israel and Gaza will likely remain unchanged with no commitment of aid or any forceful statement from the prime minister, experts and insiders say.

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