Monday, September 28, 2020

Arab convulsion grips Syria

The unfolding violence in Syria should finally put an end to the illusion fostered in the West that ‘Arab Spring’ was ringing in freedom...

Multiculturalism fails Canada

The recent comments by Ujjal Dosanjh, former NDP premier of British Columbia and present Liberal MP for Vancouver South, in reference to multiculturalism and...

Walk in Jerusalem affirms beliefs

JERUSALEM — There is something special when preconceptions dissolve on your first encounter with a new person or place. As I disembarked a flight at...

Barack Obama ‘concept’ goes stale

Four years later and what a difference this makes in the cycle of America’s presidential election. Four years ago enough Americans decided to vote into...

What will be Stephen Harper’s legacy?

On this 144th anniversary weekend marking Canada Day, or for traditionalists among us, Dominion Day, Prime Minister Stephen Harper with a new majority mandate...

When Churchill stood up to Hitler

On May 10, 1940, Neville Chamberlain reluctantly stepped down as prime minister of Britain and handed the keys for 10 Downing Street to Winston...

Christmas fades in a world that needs it

A few days ago I received a letter from a dear friend visiting Vietnam to attend a physics conference in Qui Nhon. My friend...

Pakistan practically an enemy state

Last week I wrote Pakistan is the centre of the global-jihad complex and, in effect, is practically an enemy state at war with the...

Tunisia just one Arab regime going stale

The hasty departure of Tunisian strongman Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali for a life in exile reveals how brittle and lacking in public support are...

Immigration isn’t just about numbers

The big issue in Canada, as in other western liberal democracies, next to the economy is immigration. It is of concern to everyone, yet...

“Arab Spring a mask for ruthless men”

The Biblical story of Jonah in the belly of a whale is a fascinating allegory of moral instruction taught by God to man, or...

An empty shell for Barack Obama’s foreign policy

Following the murder of the U.S. ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, in Benghazi by Islamist terrorists connected to al-Qaida on the 11th anniversary of...

Gadhafi not ‘delusional’ — he’s evil

The Obama administration's envoy to the UN in New York, Susan Rice, described Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi as "delusional." David Pryce-Jones — author of The...

Prosperous Israel in perilous times

As Israelis mark the 64th independence day of their country, Jews in Israel and outside also watch with apprehension the increasingly volatile situation in...

Anti-Semitism widespread in Muslim world

A Jan. 21 item in the Jakarta Globe from Indonesia reported a speech by Mahathir Mohamad, the former prime minister of Malaysia, at a...