Behind the Harper government's 'principled' Israel policy

Standing for principles is one thing, but have things gone too far?

PMO Photo: Deb Ransom
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his Canadian counterpart, Stephen Harper, warmed to each other in New York last September. What will be Mr. Harper’s message this time around?
Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 05/26/2010 12:00 am EDT

When Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu flies into Ottawa next Monday, he can expect a warm welcome from the Harper government. After all, to say the two countries have grown closer over the past few years is considered by many an understatement. Cynics like to say that Conservative foreign policy revolves around three cities: Washington, Kandahar and Jerusalem.

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