The question "Should we put boots on the ground?" is often asked. The answer is yes, in terms of dealing with Ebola. We need health professionals dealing with this preventable global health disaster.
So, Harper -- with his majority government -- has finally dragged Canada into the Iraq war we missed out on in 2003.
Elizabeth May thought that the debate on sending a military mission into Iraq would allow her to make a 10-minute speech. Due to the motion for closure, she never had that chance. Here is that speech.
The head of CSIS and the RCMP have all the home grown ISIS sympathizers under surveillance. Nice to let them know, eh!
If ISIS turns to guerilla tactics and the war drags on indefinitely, Harper might not be able to make the economy the ballot question.
Syria is the 14th country in the Islamic world that U.S. forces and their allies have invaded, occupied or bombed in the past 35 years. It hasn't worked.
The War on Terror is never-ending. But is it really about a war on ISIL or their barbaric methods or a recapture of what is left of the Middle East after two disastrous wars?
The new war in Iraq isn't really a war on ISIL or their barbaric methods. It's the third part of an ongoing War on Terror, to recapture what is left of the Middle East after two disastrous wars.
David J. Climenhaga
Virtually nothing the West has done in the Islamic world since 2001 has worked out as promised, or very well at all. Why will this war be any different?
There's got to be some alternatives to Harper's Iraq war plan. Oh look! They're right here!