We are still anti-Assad but we cannot be pro-rebel. Very confusing.
While thankfully Boston killed only four people, and a Canadian plot was thwarted, during that same timeframe over 700 people were killed in Iraq.
The mere threat of a possible planned attack leads to a public clamouring for tighter security.
The foreign minister deserves credit for seeing the complexity of the Syrian conflict.
Vimy in 1917 helped lead to international recognition of Canada’s independence. But that status was meaningless until it was exercised five years later.
Apparently, in Baird’s limited playbook, the use of martial force to oppress a majority is not wrong, so long as the oppressor is a key American ally.
Portraying rebel forces as armed civilians has been a trademark of the West.
It has now become almost impossible to identify one in this muddy equation.
Harper’s C-17 commitment is hardly reflective of Canada’s responsibility.
The Afghan rush made longer-term, ongoing programs devolve into multi-billion-dollar boondoggles.