While 33 ambassadors and dignitaries participated in the recent celebration of the U.S. embassy's relocation from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, one country was noticeably absent from the list of attendees. Though considered by many to be one of Israel's strongest allies, Canada chose to boycott the dedication.
A prevalent misconception is that Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad is a civilized "protector" of Syria's Christians. In reality, Assad's treatment of Christians in Syria is nothing short of tyrannical.
The African National Congress, the country's governing political party, has been mandated to sever diplomatic relations with Israel. The downgrading of ties to Israel could not have come at a worse time for Cape Town.
Rock 'n' roll, at its best, is supposed to be about tolerance, peace and love. Does Roger Waters truly want to commemorate this Christmas with even more bigotry and indifference to the suffering of others?