The horror in Brussels is unforgivable. Few can deny, though, that some of the worst policies of the U.S. and its allies serve as recruitment tools for ISIS and other groups.
Selfies taken by Canadian cabinet ministers with war criminals Henry Kissinger and Colin Powell are examples of how fawning obeisance disappears the victims of power while celebrating brutal violence.
In 2014, Canadian citizen Salim Alaradi was arrested by Emirati state security in Dubai and charged by the U.A.E. with supporting terrorism. Why isn't Canada demanding justice?
Canada's new national defence minister, Harjit Sajjan, was a high-level intelligence officer in Afghanistan. Did he know about Canada's complicity in torture?
How could objective "scientists" happily verify that waterboarding isn't torture? They aren't just social observers, they're social agents, with their own motives that deserve careful research.
Just before the annual orgy of Canada Day self-celebration this year, the Pew Research Center released a shocking poll result, revealing that over one-third of Canadians supported the use of torture.
What factor is common to Canada, Sweden and Denmark? The snow, perhaps? The social programs? How about rendition to torture?
This month, the American Psychological Association released a stunning independent report that confirms what whistleblowers and dissident psychologists have maintained for close to a decade.
The Harper government has been using Omar Khadr to please its base and send its usual message of "law and order." What will happen to public opinion if Omar Khadr tells his own version of the story?
The remarkable story of Mohamedou Ouid Slahi is one of wisdom, humour and despair. In this memoir, Slahi relays a tale of human resilience under the most appalling conditions at Guantanamo Bay.