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By Yves Engler, Canadian Dimension, Jan. 17, 2020

While the current Liberal government claims to be progressive and in favour of democracy, peace, and a rules-based international order, its actions regarding Iran demonstrate that the primary drivers of Canadian foreign policy remain closely tied to the geo-political interests of the US empire.

Despite Israeli nationalists and Conservatives demanding new measures targeting Iran, the reality is that ordinary Canadians—and the families of Iranian Canadians in particular—will not benefit from a conflict with the 18th most populous country in the world.

Despite election promises to the contrary, Justin Trudeau’s government has continued important components of the previous Conservative administration’s ‘low-level war…