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Jan 20, 2014
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Harper travelling to Israel to delude himself

Gerry Caplan
Stephen Harper's unconditional support for Israel will not be complicated by his four-day visit in the least. Canada's Prime Minister is going in order to have his biases confirmed, nothing more.
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Sep 13, 2013

An attack on Syria would be an attack on the climate

Dylan Penner
With an Iran-Iraq-Syria pipeline plan in the balance, an attack on Syria would be the latest Western war waged against a Middle Eastern country to ensure control of the oil and gas in the regi
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Sep 10, 2013

Egypt's military coup: A new age of dictatorship

Shereen Ginena
The military's actions have dealt a serious blow to Egypt's democratic transformation since Mubarak. It is clear that Egypt's military dictator, General El-Sisi, and his junta are at the helm.
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Sep 8, 2013
How do we get out of here?

Much confusion, no relief: The endless Syrian quagmire

Christopher Majka
After more than two years of conflict, and now chemical attacks, the crisis in Syria grows greater, relief seems more distant, and there is still no clear pathway out of the Syrian morass.

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