Insiders surprised by Israel trade announcement ahead of UN seat vote
Better to stand with Israel than get a useless position on a useless "international body" that's effectively controlled by the Axis anyway.
Why are we even still wasting time as a UN member... and why are we wasting tax dollars on the dues, much of which just go to enrich "diplomats", lifestyle-and-luxurious-comfort-wise?
Good job, PM Harper and Conservatives! Doing the right thing!