Harper has diminished Canada. Pearson helped end Suez Crisis, set up UN peace-keeping and won Noble Prize. For more than 50 years Canada was highly respected and now Harper cannot even get Fahmy released. Australia got Greste out, and Baird quit.
Arming Ukraine will be a huge blunder and play into Putin's hands, force him to become even more involved and begin a very new arms race and Cold War. It will have a rippling effect around the world.
Where are the "Charlies"? Why are they not protesting Boko Haram? Why are they not protesting for the Rohingas? The Tibetans facing cultural genocide from the Chinese? The Roma family sent back to Hungary, splitting their family? The other atrocities in
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(Fig 2a) The Death of Innocents
Ishwar R. Prashad recently retired from over 47 years of teaching.