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Baird Still Skeptical About Iran

WASHINGTON - Canada's former foreign affairs minister is expressing skepticism about Iran as nuclear talks with that country enter a sensitive phase.John Baird described his concerns about a possible...
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Canada's Toxic Relationship With Chemical Weapons

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.
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Baird To Talk Syria In Turkey

OTTAWA - The continuing crisis is Syria will be front and centre when Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird visits Turkey this weekend.Turkey, a NATO ally of Canada, is one of the handful of countries t...