Stephen Harper's strong condemnation of individuals who criticize Israel's policies raises serious concerns about his government's commitment to protecting political speech in Canada.
According to Stephen Harper, criticism of Israeli policies is the "new anti-Semitism." When Israelis call Israel an apartheid state -- as many do -- are they anti-Semitic too?
Stephen Harper's fawning support of the Israeli prime minister suggests that Harper may well have proven to be a good friend of Mr. Netanyahu but not necessarily of Israel.
As Prime Minister Harper ends his trip to Israel, history is echoed in the thousands of Bedouin villagers in the Negev contesting efforts to remove them.
Open letter to Stephen Harper: thanks for being such a transparent and forthright Canadian Prime Minister and committing to universal human justice (not!).
So Stephen Harper finally got his Birthright trip to Israel. Good for him, even if he pushed the 26-year-old cut-off date. And it ended as such emotional excursions should.
Harper's recent spectacle seemed to cement his relationship with Israel during his recent visit. How disappointing that Israel's human rights shortcomings did not make it to the show.
Stephen Harper has taken a group of 208 (!) supporters to Israel, many at taxpayers' expense. What will the Prime Minister's huge delegation do while they're there?
Stephen Harper's unconditional support for Israel will not be complicated by his four-day visit in the least. Canada's Prime Minister is going in order to have his biases confirmed, nothing more.
On a hunt for votes, the Prime Minister’s public statements on Israel conflicts with the Foreign Affairs web description of Canada's position on Israeli settlements.