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 Covert Relationship: U.S. Foreign Policy, Intelligence and the Iran-Iraq War (Praeger, 2010).
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.
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