defence

Iraq's fate has a familiar ring in Afghanistan

Iraq's fate has a familiar ring in Afghanistan

Whoever seizes control of the Afghan presidency will not matter a whit anyway once the Americans withdraw their troops.


Gaza: Perpetuating the bloodbath

How many dead Palestinians will satisfy both Netanyahu’s need to look tough and Hamas’s need to rebuild popular support?


Cherry picking the facts with Ballistic Missile Defence

The Senate committee's report makes some key assertions without substantiation and ignores other relevant factors.


Gaza: Democracy versus terror

As we held our fire for six long hours, rockets from Gaza continued to rain down.


RCMP gave thumbs up to stalled plan for FBI agents in Canada

Controversial program still in limbo almost four years after ministers first agreed.


Sometimes wiser to remain a referee

Political logic dictates that attacking your own people is bad, until it becomes necessary.


One hundred years on, the Great War still has lessons for Canada

If we are to more successfully broach the 21st century’s complex suite of threats and challenges, there is very much to be done.


The enemy of my enemy

Now that ISIS has plunged Iraq into civil war, the US has no choice but to co-operate with Iran.


The worthless US?

Maybe not, but only actual allies can count on the United States showing up now when it’s needed.


New defence acquisition guide short on details

Industry officials quick to sound supportive note; Liberals say ‘better than nothing.’


Iraq: Time for a tranquilizer

Sunni militants have captured about all they can get in Iraq.


Vipers in the labyrinth

While the world watched extremists capture Mosul, little attention was paid to the Kurdish militia’s seizing of oil-rich Kirkuk.


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June 4, 2014

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