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Rick Salutin | Well that was a piece of unfortunate timing: the botch on opening a memorial to Canada's fallen soldiers in Afghanistan came just before the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
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Image: Screenshot of Veteran's Affairs video
David J. Climenhaga | Maybe the confusion of the Department of Veterans Affairs' video editors is more understandable than we 21st-century Canadians would like to admit.
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Canadians advancing through German wire entanglements, Vimy Ridge, April 1917. Canada. Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada, PA-001029
Karl Nerenberg | This Remembrance Day there is special emphasis on World War I. Lest we forget, that war was not only brutal and deadly, it was also, in many ways, unnecessary and unjust
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Chrystia Freeland
David J. Climenhaga | The fact the Foreign Affairs Minister tried to pass off her grandfather's history, which we now know to be true, as Russian disinformation should concern us all.
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Canadians at Juno Beach, Normandy, June 6, 1944
David J. Climenhaga | The landings in Normandy on June 6, 1944, by 156,000 Canadian, British, American and other Allied soldiers opened a second front against Germany.
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May 9, 2015, Moscow Victory Day Parade
David J. Climenhaga | We can only hope the Western leaders, one of whom we are likely soon to be tied, Hillary R. Clinton or Donald J. Trump, are not fools. The auguries are not promising.
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David J. Climenhaga | The end of the most jingoistic decade in recent Canadian history may be a good time to remember that more than one poem sprang up from the bloody fields of Flanders.
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Greek Junta
David J. Climenhaga | If there is a 'No' vote today, it is far from certain that Brussels will not permit a right-wing military government in Greece.
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Chris Alexander
David J. Climenhaga | When the media's not around, nobody can match Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives for immature and angry rhetoric.
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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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Philip Breedlove
David J. Climenhaga | How else but profound ignorance bordering on a vegetative state can we explain the astonishment among the West's journalists at NATO's apparently shocking revelation last week? How else indeed!
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Gavrilo Princip
David J. Climenhaga | Surely even Canada’s official pundits have enough wit to sense that nothing good can come playing games in Russia's back yard to achieve strategic and ideological goals.