Canada Syria Chemical Weapons

Canada's Toxic Relationship With Chemical Weapons

Yves Engler | Posted 11.15.2013 | Canada Politics
Yves Engler

Somewhere in the Lester B. Pearson Building, Canada's foreign affairs headquarters, must be a meeting room with the inscription "The World Should Do as We Say, Not As We Do" or perhaps "Hypocrites 'R Us." With the Obama administration beating the war drums, Canadian officials are demanding a response to the Syrian regime's alleged use of chemical weapons. The Conservatives signed Canada onto a White House statement claiming: "The international norm against the use of chemical weapons is longstanding and universal." While one may wish this were the case, it's not. In fact, Canada has repeatedly been complicit with the use of chemical weapons.

Now He's Convinced Syria's Assad Used Chemical Weapons

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.14.2013 | Canada Politics

PARIS - Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Friday he is convinced the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad used chemical weapons, a day after the U...