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Iran Opens Up Nuclear Program

CP | Nasser Karimi, The Associated Press | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran has agreed to limit uranium enrichment and to open its nuclear program to daily inspection by international experts starting Jan. ...

Why Canada's Approach to Iran Has Abandoned Any Sense of Realism

Bryan Gibson | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada Politics
Bryan Gibson

Taken overall, the Harper government's response to the Iranian deal is symptomatic of its wider foreign policy, which has abandoned any sense of realism. Instead of welcoming the accord as a major breakthrough and a potential chance to help stabilize the Middle East, Canada appears intent on mirroring Netanyahu's futile zero-sum, intensely hostile approach to Iran.

Canadian Government Taking A Wait-And-See Approach

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Canadian government is taking a wait-and-see approach to the newly brokered nuclear deal with Iran.A spokesman for Foreign Affairs Minist...

The Obama-Rouhani Playbook for Aspiring Tyrants

Sheryl Saperia | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Sheryl Saperia

The charmless Ahmadinejad disrupted the mutually beneficial dynamic with his inability to strike the right balance between genocidal banter and diplomatic pillow talk. His unremitting anti-Semitism -- ringing with historical authenticity -- laid bare the pathological Jew-hatred of the Khomeinist creed, and amplified the threat of a unilateral Israeli response.

Baird On Obama-Rouhani Call: 'Actions Will Speak Louder Than Words'

CBC | Posted 11.28.2013 | Canada Politics

It will take more than a long-distance phone call, even a historic one, to thaw diplomatic relations between Canada and Iran, Foreign Affairs Minister...

Harper To Iran: Talk Is Cheap

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he will encourage diplomatic efforts to settle the Iranian nuclear question, but he warns that Iran must b...

Will Obama Agree to Strike Iran?

David Frum | Posted 05.04.2012 | Canada Politics
David Frum

Will Barack Obama strike Iran to stop its nuclear program? The president is claiming that the "only way" -- not the cheapest way, nor the fastest way, but literally the "only" way -- to reach a permanent solution is for Iran to abjure weapons "themselves." Which suggests that the answer to the question at the top of the column is "no."

Obama: Force Will Be Used Against Iran If Needed

CBC | Posted 05.04.2012 | Canada

President Barack Obama said Sunday the United States won't hesitate to use force to halt Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon, something ...

Time for Obama to Grow Some Cojones on Iran

Conrad Black | Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada
Conrad Black

Once again, as if to fulfill the prophecy of banners endlessly waved about on Iranian ships and small craft harassing American vessels in the Straits of Hormuz that crow: "The US Can't Do a Damn Thing," the Obama administration is trying to suck and blow at the same time.