Where do we go from here?

The record shows an increasing percentage of valid refugees from so-called safe countries.

Netanyahu and Lerner: Politician versus prophet

Unwittingly, both the Republicans and Netanyahu succeeded in clarifying the gulf that exists between the militarists and a public that has sincere hopes for the common good of both Israel and its neighbours.

The Pusuma family, vindicated but nevertheless deported

We owe Angela Merkel a sincere thank you for the Ukraine peace deal

It was her clear-headed vision of the exceptional danger of a proxy war breaking out between the world’s two nuclear-weapons states that may have saved the day.

Baird’s exit: Don’t expect a change in Canadian foreign policy

Baird was, in the end, only another PMO foot soldier, loyal and unwavering.

Russia's new ambassador faces 'loudspeaker diplomacy' over Ukraine

"It is my deep belief, as you say in Canada, that at the end of the day pragmatism and common sense will prevail."

Canada's refugee services: Victim of a hostile takeover

Looking back over 2014 it is encouraging to see that many Canadians have stayed true to Canada’s reputation of generosity for refugees, despite discouraging signals from our political leaders.

Book review: John F. Kennedy’s 48 hours that made history

A yeoman’s history of the two most important presidential policy speeches of the past century.

Men with guns

When I saw the muzzle of a soldier’s rifle pointed in the direction of a little boy playing on the street in the capital of Honduras, a shiver ran up my spine despite the 27-degree heat.

Of terrorists and a trade deal

As Canada boosts its trade ties with Honduras, the Central American country is linking the terror of drug cartels to that of ISIS.


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