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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Friday, December 01, 2006

Canada blasts United Nations over Mideast conflict

UNITED NATIONS - "Canada told the United Nations yesterday the world body is falling short of doing everything possible to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying member states have failed to set a vision for peace.

'Nothing can replace the actions, commitment and political will of the parties themselves to move forward,' Mr. McNee told delegates in the General Assembly on the first day of the annual Question of Palestine debate.

'But we, member states of the United Nations, can -- and must -- create the momentum, the context and the political horizon that shows a way forward out of the conflict and towards a sustainable peace.'

Like Paul Martin's government, the Conservatives under Prime Minister Stephen Harper believe many of the resolutions Arab and Muslim states push through in the UN General Assembly are, on balance, weighted against Israel and not helpful to setting the stage for fair negotiations." Read more....


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