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Monia Mazigh | COVID-19 reminds us that Canada's involvement in the war on terror was a bad decision, and that the billions spent on war and security should have been invested in health care and other services.
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Khalid Awan upon returning home from being wrongfully jailed for 17 years in the U.S. Image courtesy of Matthew Behrens.
Matthew Behrens | Canadian Khalid Awan paid one of the heaviest imaginable prices for the system of racial profiling, mass arrests and indefinite detentions that targeted racialized communities after 9/11.
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Monia Mazigh, Azeezah Kanji | Instead of being punished, many of the officials responsible for America's torture program have been advanced to positions of even greater power.
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Monia Mazigh | We're told citizens accused of wrongdoing in democracies are entitled to due process. But it seems ethnicity, religion and social status determine whether the same legal principles are applied to all.
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Royal Marines of X-Ray Company, 45 Commando during a ground domination patrol in Afghanistan in 2009. Photo: LA(PHOT) NICK TRYON/Defence Images
Murray Dobbin | Our new Middle East policy? It's simple. We have no business being there, we have no lofty goals capable of being achieved, we have no genuine national interest.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Donald Trump long advocated for a U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. On Monday, he commitment thousands more troops and tens of billions more taxpayer dollars to the war.
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Jeremy Corbyn giving a speech
Rick Salutin | Corbyn boldly, even recklessly, doubled down, blaming the bombing partly on the aggressive, militaristic foreign policy of previous leaders, including Labour's own Tony Blair. Why did it work?
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Kathleen Copps | If the Liberal government is serious about combating Islamophobia, they should award long-denied justice to those in Canada's Muslim communities whose freedoms were sacrificed for the "war on terror."
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | A devastating report on the U.K.'s eager participation in the invasion of Iraq was released this week, as corpses are still being pulled from the rubble of Baghdad's suicide truck bombing.
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Monia Mazigh | Is Canada ready to distance itself from torture, forcefully denounce it, and prosecute those who practice it? Here are four issues that serve as a litmus test for genuine change.
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Matthew Behrens | For 25 years, the Iraqi people have served as a convenient geopolitical punching bag. Justin Trudeau is proving no different, waging an air war against Iraq with 47 air strikes since last October.
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Redeye Collective | In the wake of the attacks in Paris last month, the French government vowed to escalate surveillance of Muslims. Paul Gottinger says we need to move beyond what he calls the hysteria of vengeance.