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The other special relationship
Seen as an honest-broker in the Israel-Palestinian conflict, Canada has become one of Israel's most fervent supporters.
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 10:42 GMT

In Canada, a high-stakes battle is being waged between a powerful pro-Israel lobby close to the conservative government, and a growing Palestinian solidarity movement that calls Israel an apartheid state that should be subject to boycott, divestment and sanctions.

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But there is one point on which both sides agree: over the past five or six years, Canada has become one of Israel's most fervent supporters on the world stage.

What are the implications for a country that has traditionally been seen as more of an honest-broker in the Israel-Palestinian conflict than the US, its more powerful neighbour to the south?

On this episode of Fault Lines, Avi Lewis opens a window into the debate over Canada-Israel: The other special relationship.

This episode of Fault Lines can be seen from Thursday, December 2, at the following times GMT: Thursday: 0630; Saturday: 0830, 1630; Sunday: 0130, 1230, 2330; Tuesday: 1930; Wednesday: 0030, 0730.

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