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Brent Patterson | As controversial monuments are being toppled around the world, the Canadian military is planning to place a warplane on a pedestal at its Ottawa headquarters.
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Yves Engler | The revelation that Canadian troops have been stationed in Saudi Arabia for 17 years highlights our military ties to the Saudi monarchy and warfare in the Middle East.
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Brian Grandbois at Unist'ot'en Camp. Image: Jeh Custerra/Facebook
Brent Patterson | There's an inspiring history to be remembered of Dene Su'lene' land defenders opposing the Cold Lake air force base and weapons range on Treaty 6, Treaty 8 and Treaty 10 lands.
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Originally a lifeboat on Adriatica Queen, Panama, this boat was used to ferry migrants from Turkey to Samos. Image: adamansel52/Flickr
Matthew Behrens | Canada's armed forces continue to participate in actions designed to make it harder for refugees to reach asylum. Could we imagine an unarmed sea force that instead works to help those in distress?
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Nora Loreto | Jason Kenney was quick to demand an apology from a Liberal candidate, but were the candidate's comments totally off-base or did they contain some truth?
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Yves Engler | Since the mid-2000s Canada's special forces have steadily expanded because these elite units have close ties to their U.S. counterparts and the government is not required to divulge information.
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David J. Climenhaga | Do we really want to elect a political party to the important job of running our country that needs to hire bouncers for its own invitation-only affairs?
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Karl Nerenberg | CBC's leak of Gen. Tom Lawson's orders to ignore the key recommendation of the Deschamps report on sexual abuse and harassment in Canada's military caused frantic scrambling and confusion.
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Karl Nerenberg | Former Supreme Court judge Marie Deschamps issued a stinging report on widespread sexual misconduct in the military. So far the brass has only accepted most recommendations 'on principle.'
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David J. Climenhaga | If Canadian volunteers are allowed to fight for the Kurds with the Harper Government's assent, what will our allies the Turks say, not to mention the Russians we vilify?
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David J. Climenhaga | The last Canadian prime ministers entitled to wear a military uniform by merit of service in the armed forces were Mike Pearson and Pierre Trudeau. Any who have since then are just dressing up.
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David J. Climenhaga | Armed Forces members should be with Ontario Hydro crews in Toronto, clearing trees and checking homes for vulnerable trapped citizens. The PM should be there too.