Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Canada-Israel: The other special relationship


Seen as an honest-broker in the Israel-Palestinian conflict, Canada has become one of Israel’s most fervent supporters.

Fault Lines Last Modified, Al Jazeera,  Dec 2,  2010

  In Canada, a high-stakes battle is being waged between a powerful pro-Israel lobby close to the conservative government, and a growing Palestinian solidarity movement that calls Israel an apartheid state that should be subject to boycott, divestment and sanctions.
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But there is one point on which both sides agree: over the past five or six years, Canada has become one of Israel’s most fervent supporters on the world stage.

What are the implications for a country that has traditionally been seen as more of an honest-broker in the Israel-Palestinian conflict than the US, its more powerful neighbour to the south?
On this episode of Fault Lines, Avi Lewis opens a window into the debate over Canada-Israel: The other special relationship.
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