Israel is one of the most free and most prosperous countries in the world. Not only is Israel a booming economy and a wellspring of innovation, it is the only democracy in the Middle East. So why is it so controversial to support the Jewish state? Stephen Harper, the 22nd Prime Minister of Canada, lays out several fundamental truths about America’s most critical ally.
Can we trade Obama for Harper, eh?
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivered a wonderful speech to the Knesset in Israel.
As once Jewish businesses were boycotted some civil society leaders today call for a boycott of Israel. On some campuses, intellectualized arguments against Israeli policies thinly mask underlying realities such as the shunning of Israeli academics and the harassment of Jewish citizens. Most disgracefully of all, some actually call Israel an apartheid state.