Home Page Election 2019 News Opinion Foreign Policy Politics Policy Legislation Lobbying Hill Life & People Hill Climbers Heard On The Hill Calendar Archives Classifieds
Hill Times Events Inside Ottawa Directory Hill Times Store Hill Times Careers The Wire Report The Lobby Monitor Parliament Now
Subscribe Free Trial Reuse & Permissions Advertising
Log In
Global

On Iran sanctions, Canada needs to step up against Trump’s unilateralism

By Helyeh Doutaghi      

It is crucial for the Trudeau government to join UNSC members and its European allies in refusing to adopt any measures under the United Nations Act that would enact UN sanctions on Iran under U.S. terms.

U.S. President Donald Trump, pictured at Joint Base Andrews-Naval Air Facility in Washington on July 10, 2020. Failing to challenge Trump's unilateralism on Iran will guarantee the intensification of violence and destabilization in the Middle East, and serve as yet another example of the international community’s lack of structural capacity to maintain the rules-based international system in the face of U.S. aggression, writes Helyah Doutaghi. Photograph courtesy of the White House Flickr/Tia Dufour

The United States?is set to restore virtually all United Nations Security Council sanctions on Iran on the eve of Sept. 20.

Politics This Morning

Get the latest news from The Hill Times

Politics This Morning


Your email has been added. An email has been sent to your address, please click the link inside of it to confirm your subscription.

‘Disheartening’ report on child well-being places urgency on creation of commissioner, say experts

News|By Palak Mangat
'We know this generation will be paying the debt that's incurred in the pandemic for a long time, so Canada needs to look at things we’ve been calling for for a long time now,' says Lisa Wolff of UNICEF.

‘Like a criminal’: Canada-U.S. asylum agreement has a human cost, refugee says

The U.S. 'is not a safe country for refugees,’ says a woman who Canada turned away because she entered the U.S. first. Her case helped convince a Federal Court judge the SCTA should end, a ruling the feds are appealing.

Parties ramp up fundraising to cope after ‘big hiccup’ of pandemic, with a modified ‘return to normal,’ say experts

News|By Palak Mangat
Given 'all the different hints' of an early election call, Burlington Conservative riding association head Ross Noble says his team is looking to expand its fundraising efforts, with different formats and larger groups.

‘Basic human rights’ at stake in Nunavut housing crisis, says NDP MP Qaqqaq

'I feel like I’m fighting all the time,' says Nunavut MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq, who isn’t sure whether she’ll run for office again.

Black student groups lead the charge as StatsCan data gives deep dive on racism in education

Recent Statistics Canada findings indicate socio-economic factors alone can't account for the disparities in educational outcomes between Black Canadians and the rest of the population.

O’Toole’s pitch to working class a winner, say strategists, but he’ll have to go through union boss Jerry Dias

‘When he kicked off his campaign, he was picking a fight with me. The reality is, I accept,’ says Unifor president Jerry Dias.

DeLorey, Deltell brief Conservatives on election readiness and fall strategy

News|By Abbas Rana
Conservatives don't want a snap election in the fall but will be ready if one is called, say Conservative MPs.

Experts sound alarm over ‘politicized’ U.S. intelligence, say COVID-19 pandemic a ‘wake-up call’ about Canada’s new national security threats

News|By Mike Lapointe
Bitter partisanship in U.S. could undermine intelligence sharing within the Five Eyes and Ottawa needs to rethink its security and intelligence apparatus this century as the Arctic melts.

Trudeau Liberals risk leaving ideological centre open by tilting further to the left in Throne Speech, say some Grit MPs

News|By Abbas Rana
The Liberals do not want an election, but don't want to be seen 'pushed around' by opposition parties either, says Liberal political insider Greg MacEachern.
Your group subscription includes premium access to Politics This Morning briefing.
DON'T MISS OUT.
Expert, non-partisan policy and political reporting
午夜电影_免费高清视频|高清电视|高清电影_青苹果影院