Canada’s ‘one-sided’ position on Mideast conflict could undermine its international influence

If the federal government believes terrorism is the biggest security threat in the coming years, taking extreme positions won’t help, says Paul Heinbecker.

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, pictured in this file photo, held a press conference in Ottawa on July 15 and addressed the latest outbreak of hostilities between Israel forces and Hamas. ‘The biggest battle for our generation is the fight against terrorism.’ The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Chris Plecash

PUBLISHED :Tuesday, July 15, 2014 9:14 PM

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