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.
Pinto Post-Doctoral Fellow at LSE IDEAS
Bryan R. Gibson is the Pinto Post-Doctoral Fellow at LSE IDEAS at the London School of Economics. He is the author of <em>Covert Relationship: U.S. Foreign Policy, Intelligence and the Iran-Iraq War</em> (Praeger, 2010).
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