The intensity of Israel’s war crimes in Gaza is barbaric and shocking, but its methods are not new
For nearly 75 years, the agony of the Palestinians has been unfathomable to an international audience. The exodus, the dispossession, the daily indignity of Israeli occupation and the extreme violence against innocents have largely been hidden to outsiders. This latest campaign dispels any lingering doubt that Israel’s real intent is to destroy the Palestinians’ will to live.
NaziGate: Trudeau and Freeland should face consequences
The unwitting reception of a Ukrainian Nazi in Canada’s parliament has laid threadbare the moral bankruptcy of our leaders and their foreign policy. Canada’s most powerful politicians—Justin Trudeau and Chrystia Freeland—should face serious consequences for their enthusiastic applause of a Ukrainian war vet who fought against the Russians in the Second World War.
Rwanda is the ‘Wild West’ and should be removed from the mineral supply chain
Mark Twain, who wrote about thieves and conmen in America’s “Wild West,” famously said that a mine is a hole in the ground with a liar on top. If there is any country where Twain’s maxim has contemporary relevance, it is Rwanda. Over the last decade Rwanda has positioned itself as an exciting hub for producing and trading minerals essential to the global economy.