Muslim-bashing rhetoric is misguided

Our bases will be in Kuwait, an Islamic state, while our airstrikes will support largely fundamentalist Islamic forces.

State of mass hysteria

The idea of an ISIS lunatic cutting off your head at the local mall is enough to put anyone off shopping.

Democracy? No, just more bickering Afghan warlords

US Secretary of State John Kerry calls the leadership deal a ‘triumph of statesmanship and compromise.’ That’s one hell of a spin.

Stop helping them spread terror

What upsets me is not that masked clowns threaten, but that our media would broadcast it, and pundits would then add their gravitas.

We should not arm the extreme right in Ukraine

The fascist connections to Poroshenko’s government are something that Western media have chosen to gloss over since the first clashes of the revolution.

Welcome to Kurdistan

Canadian troops are now tasked with training a militia whose purpose is to create their own state—one that could destabilize a NATO ally.

Baird can't bring together deeply divided Iraq

Baird insisted the government is committed to revitalizing a new, inclusive authority in Baghdad. This, of course, was something the US spent over a decade attempting.

Another NATO arming campaign

With no Western country wanting to send troops to Iraq, NATO has instead decided to flood the Kurds with weapons, and Canada is leading that initiative.

The despots who could have fought al-Qaeda

In the rush to dehumanize not only Assad, Gaddafi and Saddam but also any of their loyal supporters, virtually no attention was paid to those who were rising up against them.

Media encouraging NATO hypocrisy over Ukraine

The irony of all this chest thumping over Putin’s blatant aggression is that NATO redrew the map of Europe in 1999.


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