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Canada and the Iraq War: 10 years on


Ten years ago the United States and its “Coalition of the Willing” invaded Iraq to overthrow Saddam Hussein, eliminate Iraq’s (non-existent) weapons of mass destruction, and remake the Middle East in the U.S. image. Canada declined to formally join the Coalition, but the Chrétien government’s decision left a lot to be desired.

Ignatieff on Canada's lost Security Council seat: What's your reaction?

Photo by Jorbasa Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff has laid out his vision for “rebuilding Canada’s leadership on the world stage” in the wake of the Harper government’s failed bid for a seat on the U.N. Security Council. Speaking to Le Conseil des Relations Internationales de Montréal on November 2nd, Ignatieff condemned the Harper government’s approach […]