This column is adapted from a speech delivered by Monia Mazigh at the conference "Arar+10: National Security and Human Rights a Decade Later" on October 29, 2014.
Let me start with a quote from George Bernard Shaw. The Irish playwright once said:
"Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time."
The Arar+10 conference is important for three main reasons.
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So, Harper -- with his majority government -- has finally dragged Canada into the Iraq war we missed out on in 2003. Now all we have to do is stay vigilant against ISIS attacks that could... maybe... be coming towards Canada.
But don't worry! The head of CSIS and the RCMP have all the home grown ISIS sympathizers under surveillance. Nice to let them know, eh!