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February 6, 2007 Weblog:

Canada's "Israel Allies Caucus"

Jerusalem Post: "The Canadian government is establishing an 'Israel Allies Caucus' this week meant to mobilize support for the State of Israel and promote Judeo-Christian values amid a groundswell of Christian support for Israel around the world."

Judeo-Christian values? Somehow, I don't think that "love thy neighbour as thyself" is what they have in mind.

January 18, 2007 Weblog:

Mark Mackinnon's Counter-Excerpt

Mark Mackinnon sent in the highlighted article excerpt in response to the ongoing discussion about Mark MacKinnon's coverage in Lebanon.

For his remarks, read the discussion.

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From "Hezbollah protestors rally against government," by Mark MacKinnon.

Published in The Globe and Mail on Dec. 2, 2006.

(snip)
The demonstrators accused the government, which has supported international calls for Hezbollah to surrender its weapons, of being run by the U.S. embassy. "Down with Feltman's government!" was a popular chant, referring to Jeffery Feltman, the U.S. ambassador.

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January 17, 2007 Weblog:

Mark Mackinnon Quotes Hezbollah

The following is a list of all the quotes (or near-quotes) I could find in nineteen articles written by Mark MacKinnon about the situation in Lebanon over a three week period. This serves as an appendix of sorts to our response to MacKinnon's response to the recent analysis of MacKinnon's reporting. But it also provides a degree of insight into how systematically MacKinnon avoids any discussion of the motivation factors behind the massive demonstrations that are still occupying downtown Beirut.

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October 17, 2006 Foreign Policy

Lebanon Solidarité

jemesouviens_fp.jpgDave Johnson investigates the strong --and growing-- Quebéc-Lebanon solidarity movement.

The Québec-Lebanon solidarity movement is strong and growing

October 15, 2006 Opinion

Israel, Lebanon and your own backyard

barefeet_fp.jpg Looking to address global injustice? Stewart Steinhauer suggests looking under your own two feet.

Canada and Israel are the same type of state: a nation state founded on colonialism

September 7, 2006 Accounts

Setting up a Stand for Justice

fati1_fp.jpg Lebanon, Israel, and one man's battle for a few feet of sidewalk in Montréal. Dru Oja Jay meets the "Tunisian hippy."

A battle for a few feet of sidewalk

August 7, 2006 Foreign Policy

Making War in Canada

f16s_construction_fp.jpg Canadian firms help make for F-16s, F-15s and Apache helicopters used to bomb Lebanon and assassinate Palestinians, reports Dru Oja Jay.

Canada produces military equipment used in attacks on Lebanon, Palestine

July 28, 2006 Accounts

"Everything in my life is destroyed now, so I will fight them."

child_fp.jpgDahr Jamail tours the war-torn Lebanese capital of Beirut with a member of Hezbollah.

Dispatches from the war-torn Lebanese capital

July 25, 2006 Features

'Measured' Misery?

mother-fp.jpgPrime Minister Harper called Israel's attack on Lebanon 'measured.' Chris Arsenault talks to a father who hopes his family is still safe.

Canada and the war between Israel and Hezbollah

July 23, 2006 Media Analysis

The Balance of Coverage

Lebanese_demo_fp.jpgDan Freeman-Maloy examines the Canadian media's coverage of violence in the Middle East, and finds it unbalanced, and racist.

The Canadian Media, the Middle East, and Racism

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