Canada Lost Its 'Honest Broker' Status By Cutting Ties with Palestine

Hussein Amery
Published: Wednesday, 04/05/2006 12:00 am EDT

The Conservative government's decision to suspend development assistance to the Palestine Authority (PA) last week was an unprecedented move within the international community. Effectively, the Canadian government severed relations with the Hamas-led PA, just one day after it was sworn in and immediately following the Israeli election.

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