The Liberals prided themselves on nuanced diplomacy, moral neutrality and studied evenhandedness in its dealings with Middle East dictatorships.
Zahra Kazemi paid the price.
The Conservatives have taken sides unequivocally with Israel, the West, and liberty.
Ramin Jahanbegloo is alive, free, and unharmed.
Canada has not become a significantly stronger power, militarily, economically, or politically, during the past three years.
But showing a little more strength of character and determination gets results from people who only recognize strength.
Source: Toronto Star