Can Canada do anything to help in the Middle East?
A week of violence and tragedy is ending with fears of further escalation. Alia Zaki of the UN World Food Programme joins The House to talk about how the humanitarian situation is developing right now. Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney weighs in on how Canada should respond to the crisis and whether it has the influence to make a difference. Former diplomats Arif Lalani and Daniel Kurtzer also analyze the conflict so far, the risks of escalation and the prospects for resolution. Plus — Canada’s former ambassador to Ukraine Larisa Galadza reflects on how the outbreak of violence has shifted some focus away from the war in Ukraine, and what it could mean for that country’s desperate struggle.