Monday, September 28, 2020

Mimicking the Middle Ages

A daily watch of someone stricken with a severe malady will more or less confirm with every twitching observed that the patient’s situation is...

“Ruthless men hide behind veil of religion”

Revolutions are known to devour their children, and popular uprisings driven by the promise of change for the better have been notorious for turning...

Sectarian tensions reveal Arab fault line

As the regime of the Syrian strongman falters and Bashar al-Assad is probably haunted by images of the terrifying end of Libya’s tyrant, Moammar...

West must hold Iran accountable

The facts about Iran seeking to acquire nuclear weapon capability were never in doubt. The Iranian leaders, by words and actions, left little doubt...

“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...
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Libya poised for return of tribal savagery

As I noted in my column last week, the end of Moammar Gadhafi is the opening act of a new cycle of vendetta, power...
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New cycle of tribal culture awaits Libya

The brutal end of Moammar Gadhafi was foretold. It is an end that despots want to cheat, and some do, as Stalin and Mao did....

Time to undo multiculturalism mistake

Forty years ago, in October 1971, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau introduced multiculturalism as an official policy for Canada. Seventeen years later, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney...

West can’t ignore Pakistan’s threat

In the world of diplomacy, uttering words of caution on a troubled relationship with another state is pretty much raising a red-flag warning of...

Peace eludes Mideast 30 years after Anwar Sadat’s murder

Thirty years ago on Oct. 6, 1981, President Anwar Sadat of Egypt was gunned down on the reviewing stand of a military parade by...

Lying despots make a mockery of UN

Every year around this time the world witnesses a parade of heads of state arriving in New York. This marks the opening of the annual...

Culture clash; New Salim Mansur book charges multiculturalism threatens democracy

Excerpt from Delectable Lie: a liberal repudiation of multiculturalism by Salim Mansur, whose column is posted here at BoldColors.net weekly.  Published by Mantua Books...

Don’t airbrush Islamist threat

The remarks by Prime Minister Stephen Harper in a CBC interview that “the major threat is still Islamicism,” generated predictable controversy by the usual...

Post-9/11, U.S. must rise again

Ours is a world in which symbols matter, and we look for signs to give meaning to our ways of living. The twin towers of...

West given rosy view of Islamism

Ten years after 9/11, it could be said there is far less clarity of understanding about Islamism and Islamist terrorism than there was in...