Israel Hamas Ceasefire

An Israel-Hamas Ceasefire Can't Resurrect Hope

Yoni Goldstein | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada Politics
Yoni Goldstein

If anyone can put a positive spin on this week's events in Israel and Gaza, I'd like to hear it. From where I sit there's absolutely no good news -- not for Israel and not for the future state of Palestine. Each side claimed victory after a ceasefire went into effect Thursday, but the reality is both sides came out losers. The sirens still sound, the bomb shelters are still inhabited and people in the south of the country are still living in near-constant terror. Iron Dome may stop missiles from landing, but it cannot prevent them from being launched.

Baird 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Israel-Hamas Ceasefire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - There's nothing complicated about the current conflict between Israel and Hamas, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said Wednesday as he exp...