Harper’s stance on Israel is good politics: Gerry Nicholls
Prime Minister Stephen Harper still owns the ‘Israel is our best friend’ position and that could ultimately pay political dividends.
Pro-Palestinian protesters pictured on July 22 in Ottawa walking past the Prime Minister's Office. Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird continue to voice their support for Israel whose military campaign in Gaza has claimed more 800 lives and injured 4,500. The UN estimates that civilians account for 75 per cent of the casualties. The Hill Times photograph by Kate Malloy