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There are good reasons for Palestinians and many others to be frustrated with international mechanisms for social justice. But what the world witnessed at the UNSC on Friday may be a case of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s observation that "the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice."
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Public endorsement by European country is important.
"Do we have to send our men and women into harm's way to reach Mr. Trudeau's goal?"
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Many of the possible missions the Canadian government is considering carry great risks.
Unless the world unites as a federation, as a whole, it will be very difficult to stop our future generations to suffer calamities on a proportion which this globe has never been exposed to before. One example is climate change. New models now predict the possibility of flooding occurring at major cities at a much faster pace than was thought before.
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"Of course we want to do more, we want to do better."
Advisers told Trudeau that it was unlikely Canada could run any time before 2020.
Winning a seat on the UN Security Council won't be easy.
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There are other ways Canada can contribute, the PM said.
Canada has historically been a leading voice for international accountability. Mass violence and mass atrocities being committed in Syria, Ukraine, the Central African Republic and North Korea suggest that states are falling short of their obligations. Expectations are not being met. Canada can and should resuscitate its leadership on this front.
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