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Recep Tayyip Erdogan
David J. Climenhaga | If Turkey remains part of NATO, Canada should get out.
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Brad Wall
David J. Climenhaga | Presumably Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall, alleged to be the Mr. Congeniality of Canadian politics, will keep this kind of thing up until the provincial election now scheduled for April 4.
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Jooneed Khan | "We are at war," declared French President François Hollande after the bloody terrorist attacks in Paris. In reality, the war has hit home, big time.
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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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Christopher Majka | We must grieve for those slaughtered, but act as well, demanding of our leaders that they stop the quarrel with the foe. The way to peace is peace. The merchants of death trade in the coin of tragedy.
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Rick Salutin | Why does culture handle war so much better than politics? It's not just that art tells the truth and politics lies. Culture is where you let yourself hear the truth but only within limits.
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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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Stephen Kimber | Instead of adding our inevitably inconsequential military might to an unwinnable conflict, Canada could make a real contribution in more constructive, non-militaristic ways.
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Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | Defence Minister Jason Kenney's claim that since the Canadians were 200 metres behind the front line they were not on the front line is simply not credible.
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Ole Hendrickson | A government that promotes war, that abandons the concept of serving people in the name of peace and friendship, and that fails to respect and support civil society, paves the way for extremist ideas.
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Redeye Collective | Boko Haram rose to prominence last year when they kidnapped 276 schoolgirls. They now control large areas of northeastern Nigeria. Ajamu Baraka says this rise is linked to the NATO attack on Libya.
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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?