Canada should continue to exercise extreme caution in dealing with Iran and should maintain sanctions against elements of the regime implicated in the sponsorship of terrorism and the abuse of human rights.
TORONTO—On June 15, 2013, The New York Times declared effusively that the election of Hassan Rouhani represented the victory of “a mild-mannered cleric who advocates greater personal freedoms.”
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As internationally mediated talks between the Venezuelan regime and opposition break down, lawmakers and experts are skeptical about the path forward, and are divided on Canada's role in solving the crisis.
There’s an inherent tension at play between journalism’s interest in news value and the public interest, says Elly Alboim, former CBC journalist, who doesn't think debates should be treated as a 'journalistic exercise.'