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Nelson Mandela: A complex legacy

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Offering a dissenting opinion at this moment of a general outpouring of grief at Nelson Mandela’s death is not likely to court popularity. It is also likely to be misunderstood.

So let me start by recognizing Mandela’s huge achievement in helping to bring down South African apartheid, and make clear my enormous respect for the great personal sacrifices he made, including spending so many years caged up for his part in the struggle to liberate his people. These are things impossible to forget or ignore when assessing someone’s life.

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Who's rogue now? Canada's response to the Iran nuclear deal

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It was good enough for Obama. It was good enough for Russia, China, the U.K. and Germany. It was good enough for the European Union. In the end, it was even good enough for France. But the nuclear agreement reached between Iran and the P5+1 was not good enough for Canada.

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Foreign policy and the consequences of drone killings

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In the echoing words of the late Susan Sontag: "Let's by all means grieve together, but let's not be stupid together." She wrote that to Americans after 9/11. It applies maybe quadruple after the Boston bombings -- and to us as well.

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| April 8, 2013
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Robert Fisk on Stephen Harper's foreign policy, the Arab Spring, and the wars in Syria, Mali and Afghanistan

February 1, 2013
| Derrick O'Keefe and Jahanzeb Hussain speak with journalist Robert Fisk about Canadian foreign policy under Stephen Harper, the Arab Spring, and the wars in Syria, Mali and Afghanistan.
Length: 25:32 minutes (23.39 MB)
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