Fogel's ideas and comments are rooted in his own deep-seated prejudices. Yes, Canada has embarrassed and humiliated itself on the world stage and it has rendered itself absolutely irrelevant in the Middle East and increasingly irrelevant elsewhere in the world. Where Canada used to be a country capable of balance and the recognition of moral complexity, today it is run by a Christian Zionist and his cronies, people who are motivated by religious bigotry and electoral politics. The price has been the credibility of Canadian foreign policy.
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