frandroid: YPG logo, Syrian Kurdish defense forces (great worm)
Jim Karygiannis resigns as national campaign manager for Joe Volpe over difference of opinion on Lebanon, [thestar.com] Volpe strongly supporting Israel.

This is quite an interesting development. I can't find any positions on Ignatieff's site. Bob Rae calls for peacekeepers on the border, but we all know what issue he quite the NDP over...
frandroid: YPG logo, Syrian Kurdish defense forces (great worm)
"The majority of the passports used crossing the border when I was there were Canadian, followed by Lebanese, Brazilian, American, and Australian in descending order. [...] According to a Syrian border official, almost 100,000 people have fled Lebanon." source

ETA: "The diplomatic process is not meant to shorten the window of time of the army's operation, but rather is meant to be an extension of it and to prevent a need for future military operations," [Israel's foreign minister] told reporters.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Tuesday that it's too early to send in such a force.
[CBC.ca]

It's too early, because Israel hasn't achieved its objectives yet. Once it has done that, we'll support a stabilization force that will do Israel's work anyway.

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