Monday, April 03, 2006

We stand on guard for powerful against weak

We stand on guard for powerful against weak

Canada now in U.S.-Israel camp over Palestinians, says Haroon Siddiqui

Apr. 2, 2006. 01:00 AM

W e now know where the Harper government stands on the Arab-Israeli issue: squarely with Israel and the United States.

Early this month, Canada was the only nation to join the U.S. in voting against a resolution on Palestinian rights at the United Nations Economic and Social Council. Now it has become the first nation after Israel to cut off contacts with and aid to the Hamas-led Palestinian Authority.

We stand on guard for the powerful against the weak, for the occupier against the occupied.

Combined with our increasingly Americanized combat role in Afghanistan, we are abandoning Canada's traditional neutrality and recasting ourselves in a partisan role — in the service of the Bush administration...

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