Yemen’s War: A Test for Canada, and We’re Flunking

On its website about our embassy in Saudi Arabia, the Canadian governmentsays, with a straight face: “Canada and Saudi Arabia share common interests on many peace and security issues, including energy security, humanitarian affairs (including refugees) and counter-terrorism. The Saudi government plays an important role in promoting regional peace and stability.”

As for Yemen, Canadians are warned: “Global Affairs Canada advises against all travel to Yemen.” The reasons why “the security situation has deteriorated significantly” go unexplained.

http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2016/08/17/War-In-Yemen/

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