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Palestinian children peer out from a window in Gaza after Israeli air strikes. Photo: Shareef Sarhan/United Nations Photo/Flickr
Thomas Woodley | The Trump administration's decision to withdraw funding from the UN aid agency for Palestinian refugees is a negotiations non-starter with the worst of intentions.
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Royal Marines of X-Ray Company, 45 Commando during a ground domination patrol in Afghanistan in 2009. Photo: LA(PHOT) NICK TRYON/Defence Images
Murray Dobbin | Our new Middle East policy? It's simple. We have no business being there, we have no lofty goals capable of being achieved, we have no genuine national interest.
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Rick Salutin | Trump's speech in Riyadh this week was normal foreign policy drivel, which came as a relief. It was no more preposterous than what Obama, Clinton, or Trudeau deliver when they talk world issues.
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Murray Dobbin | The decision to sign the Saudi arms deal speaks volumes about Trudeau's foreign policy, revealing a government with a progressive public face contradicted by a ruthless disregard for human rights.
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Monia Mazigh | In 2014, Canadian citizen Salim Alaradi was arrested by Emirati state security in Dubai and charged by the U.A.E. with supporting terrorism. Why isn't Canada demanding justice?
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Duncan Cameron | Responses to events "tend to be militarized responses," Obama said in a recent account, which chronicles how the U.S. president became disenchanted with the Washington establishment playbook.
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| Analyzing the positions of Canada’s political parties on the Middle East.
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Gerry Caplan | Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird is on a long visit to the Middle East. Like Canadian foreign policy in general these days, the exact purpose of the trip is a bit murky.
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Redeye Collective | The conflict in Syria has spread to Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq. Conn Hallinan of Foreign Policy in Focus looks at who’s fighting inside and outside the country.
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Gerry Caplan | "Thick, unrelenting oppression touches every single aspect of life in Gaza," writes Dr. Abuelaish in his remarkable little book, I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor's Journey.
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Karl Nerenberg | In making a target of Liberal MP Irwin Cotler the Conservatives are taking aim at the one Montreal-area riding where they came close last time.