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Body Of Israel's Ariel Sharon Lies In State

AP | Aron Heller | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada

JERUSALEM -- Israelis from all walks of life flocked to parliament Sunday to catch a glimpse of Ariel Sharon's coffin and pay their final respects to ...

Ariel Sharon's Life of Vigorous Inertia

Wayne K. Spear | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada Politics
Wayne K. Spear

It is difficult to overstate Sharon's shaping of the state of Israel. He fought in every war of the quarter-century from 1948 onwards, and played leading roles in both the military and political spheres for over a half-century. Whether as a criminal or hero (and each assessment is amply represented), his every move reorganized the chessboard. Sharon's political ambitions and calculations contributed to the rise of Likud, and when his tactics had changed, another grand reorganization occurred culminating in Kadima and the eventual return of Benjamin Netanyahu as Prime Minister.

Harper Offers Condolences After Ariel Sharon's Death

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Canadian leaders past and present are remembering former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon, a controversial figure known for his battlefi...

Will the Palestinians Accept Their Own State?

Avi Benlolo | Posted 11.18.2011 | Canada
Avi Benlolo

The Palestinians, Avigdor Lieberman said, have rebuffed every offer given to them for an independent state, and like many Israelis, Lieberman believes that everything has been tried and that Israel must "change its concept entirely." What that concept might be will depend on what happens at the UN this week.