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Britain's Interests in the East 
Text  Amery, The Right Honourable L.C.M.S., Britain's Interests in the East, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 20 Sep 1929, 215-219  The origin of Great Britain's interests in the Middle East and the history of her work there for he benefit of the peoples of the near Orient. The commercial interest in Egypt since the building of the Suez Canal. The work of restoring to the people of the area something of their lost grandeur,...
Palestine in Retrospect and Prospect 
Text  Miller, Alvah L., Palestine in Retrospect and Prospect, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 22 Nov 1938, 122-137  The intense interest in Palestine today to many people around the world. A history of Palestine going back 4,000 years. Jerusalem as the centre of culture and religious hope for the Jewish people. The two great contributions of the Jewish people living in Palestine and that section of the world:...
Education Week 
Text  Students from Danforth Technical School, Education Week, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 8 Mar 1956, 274-281  These addresses were followed by a musical programme offered by the Toronto Men Teachers' Choir. Algimantas V.J. Priscepionka: A summary of the events which led to the existing conditions in the Middle East. The need for change to come from the peoples involved in the conflict. Joe Werner: The...
Palestine As A U.N. Responsibility 
Text  Stewart, Dr. Herbert Leslie, Palestine As A U.N. Responsibility, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 15 Apr 1948, 354-363  The importance of the settlement of the Palestinian problem for us all. A discussion of the relation of Palestine to the project called The United Nations. What must happen to the UNO if it fails to solve this difficulty. The purpose of the UNO. The issue of the failures of the UNO and perhaps the...
The Struggle for the Middle East 
Text  Dewhurst, Brigadier Claude H., The Struggle for the Middle East, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 17 Jan 1957, 165-180  An independent view of the Middle East based on 10 years out there and later on in planning Middle East Affairs at the War Cabinet Offices, and a recent visit. To begin, raising some pride. The Middle East as Great Britain's baby. A review of accomplishments in the Middle East by Britain. The...
Oil, Power Politics and the Arab Awakening 
Text  Longrigg, Brigadier Stephen, Oil, Power Politics and the Arab Awakening, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 30 Apr 1959, 327-340  The tripartite content of the subject of this address, and the connection between them. A review and analysis of the current situation with regard to Middle Eastern oil: the industry and the politics. Production details. The present and future dependence on Middle Eastern oil by many countries....
Palestine and the Middle East 
Text  Phillips, The Reverend Wendell, Palestine and the Middle East, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 22 Mar 1945, 362-380  The Christian world's historical and continuing interest in Palestine. Reasons for concern now. The speaker discusses the issues in the Middle East under the following headings: Arab Arguments Against Zionism; Unfair to the Arabs?; Disturb Arab Friendship With the Allies?; Not Enough Room in...
Some Considerations in Canadian Foreign Policy 
Text  Martin, The Honourable Paul, Some Considerations in Canadian Foreign Policy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 29 Jan 1959, 184-198  The importance of the Commonwealth as an instrument for the preservation of peace in the world, and the unity of those who are its constituents. Some aspects of foreign affairs in relation to the situation in what is inaccurately described sometimes as the Middle East. Some of the speaker's...
The Pan-Arab Movement and The Sterling Bloc 
Text  Kassarji, Lee G., The Pan-Arab Movement and The Sterling Bloc, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 6 Mar 1946, 271-283  The speaker's export company and its contacts and agents in all parts of the world, including the Middle East, heart of the Arab lands. The speaker's conviction that Canada, with all her vast resources, will become great if she will increase her trade with foreign lands. The need by exporters for...
The Imperial Significance of the Capture of Jerusalem 
Text  Gould, Rev. Canon, The Imperial Significance of the Capture of Jerusalem, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 20 Dec 1917, 60-69  The speaker's knowledge of the land of Palestine and the city of Jerusalem. Three out of five of the most prominent places in the country captured by the British forces. This area considered from a military operations standpoint, in some detail. The factor of weather conditions in Palestine. The...
The British Empire and Islam 
Text  Zwemer, Samuel M., The British Empire and Islam, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 18 Jan 1923, 1-13  The terms "British Empire" and "Islam" which both stand for great realities; for great spiritual realities; held together by ideals more than by constitutions, by-laws, or by political arrangements. Differences in origin and scope and power, yet with many crossing lines. Outline of the address: a...
Combatting Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction 
Text  Baker, The Hon. James A. the III, Combatting Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 2 Apr 2003, 394-404  Some personal memories from the speaker about being in Toronto and Canada. Changes since then, not all for the better. Speaking for himself only, not policymakers in Washington. The allied performance in Iraq. What the United States and the allies do next to win the peace. A "road map" - "Guiding...
The Middle East: The Match That Can Ignite The World 
Text  Stein, Professor Janice Gross, The Middle East: The Match That Can Ignite The World, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 7 Oct 2004, 32-39  The Middle East as a tinderbox, and how that is so. Ongoing violence and broader threats to the region and the world. What the outside world can do. The need for fresh approaches and new strategies to prevent ignition. A summary look at the current situation. Possible futures. The growth of Islam....
The Role of NATO in Afghanistan 
TextImage  8 Apr 2008,   NATO; its operation in Afghanistan; its future and the vital role that Canada plays in the NATO alliance. Canada's distinguished military history. Canada's selfless service and its commitment in Afghanistan. Selfless service as personified by the non-commissioned officer. Meeting and recognizing...
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