Al-Baqa'a is Jordan's largest Palestinian refugee camp, located on theoutskirts of Amman and home to more than 100,000 refugees. In the heart ofone of Jordan's many desert valleys, at night, Al-Baqa'a is a beautifularray of lights sparkling below the wealthy hilltops of Amman.
It was called the RAV (Richmond-Airport-Vancouver) and it would have sunk over $1.7 billion into a single rapid transit line from outlying Richmond and the Airport to downtown Vancouver.
What plan, you ask? Good question. And it is one that Martin and his policy advisors and foreign affairs analysts ought to be asking themselves right now. Given the unendingforeign policy catastrophe of Iraq, rational thinking would suggest thatsuch a question need not even be posed.
At the end of February, Haiti was front-page news. The Globe and Mail's Paul Knox was there and CanWest's 11 daily papers ran stories from the Montreal Gazetteâe(TM)s once-progressive Sue Montgomery.
What surprises me is what isn't here: Najaf. It's nowhere to be found. Every day, U.S.
In a mass arrest, 22 people faced charges including breaking and entering, and several counts of mischief. Five of them pled not guilty, and chose to stand trial.
Presented by Random House of Canada, the one-day event was named after the title of former Foreign Minister Lloyd Axworthy's recent book and examined the evolving relationship between Canada and the international community. For each of the six guest speakers, however, George W.