Podcast
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Redeye Collective | Following the attack on Brussels, politicians talk about preventing more attacks and the media discuss the effect of security measures on civil liberties, but there’s little focus on why it happened.
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David J. Climenhaga | If you pay attention, you'd almost think the U.S. government preferred ISIS to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Columnists
Murray Dobbin | While we are reflecting on the horror of the Paris attacks, we have a responsibility to remember and reflect that every day at least 129 Muslim citizens die in conflicts incited by our governments.
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Gerry Caplan | History teaches us some things sometimes, and one is that Western military intervention in Arab and Muslim lands has almost never achieved its declared goal.
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Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | If Jason Kenney was in violation of the Anti-Terrorism Act, even unintentionally, shouldn't he resign as defence minister?
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Gerry Caplan | Looking at Canada's expanded war in Iraq, what are the lessons of past Western interventions? Indisputably, Gerry Caplan argues, this war will be a disaster.
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Gerry Caplan | 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.
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John Baird
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?
News
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Gregory Shupak | The Harper government announced its Iraq war plan, basically, saving people by killing people. But what other options are available? Consider these.
News
Karl Nerenberg | The war against the Islamic State may seem like a 'noble' exercise. It happens, however, as the result of a series of bad policies that started with the 2003 U.S.-led invasion.
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Elizabeth May | Elizabeth May delivered this speech in the Canadian House of Commons on October 3, opposing military intervention in Iraq and Syria.
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Stephen Harper in the Tar Sands
Christopher Majka | Despite Stephen Harper's claim that going to war in Iraq is about "doing our part" it appears the real motivation of the caper is a final desperate attempt to secure American approval for Keystone XL.