Monday, November 30, 2020
Obama as he makes "revenge" remark.

The better man lost the election

There will be scores of books written and words piled up alongside the mounting American debt to fathom the results and consequences of the...

Beware of China’s meteoric rise

For the past several years, the buzz among those who take more than passing interest in world affairs has been about the meteoric rise...

Egypt’s choice — the bad and the ugly

The spring revolution in Egypt driving Hosni Mubarak from the presidential palace in Cairo appeared as high drama, and experts gathered in television studios...

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...

Immigration in the face of globalization

In 1958, John F. Kennedy, then a U.S. senator, published a small book aptly titled A Nation of Immigrants. The world was much different...

Politics of resentment live in West Bank

RAMALLAH — I am struck by the construction boom across the city as I visit Ramallah, the legislative and political centre of the Palestinian...

U.S. can’t afford to ignore world in crisis

Americans are understandably concerned about their economy with an astronomical debt burden now equalling the country’s gross domestic product of $14 trillion, unemployment numbers...

Benghazi cover-up Obama’s Watergate?

Forty years ago U.S. President Richard Nixon was re-elected with a lopsided 520 electoral college votes over his Democratic opponent, Sen. George McGovern. It...

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...

Immigration trends – by the numbers

The headline on my column last week read, “Immigration isn’t just about numbers.” But numbers indeed tell the story of how the trend line for...

Churchill’s lesson for a modern world

Geopolitics is a simple yet slippery notion about understanding politics in terms of the power capabilities of states on the global stage. It is...

Bad egg about to roll out of White House

In less than two weeks, Americans will either elect a new president, or give the incumbent a second term. In following the latest polls, one...

Empty church discloses a harsh reality

  ALGIERS, ALGERIA  - Notre Dame d’Afrique sits on top of a cliff overlooking Algiers. It was completed in 1872 and since then has been one...

Pakistan: Deceit from the beginning

As the story of Osama bin Laden unwinds, the bigger story is about Pakistan and what it says about the idiocy of the...

Hillary’s message likely will be unheeded

The news from Egypt that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, on visiting Alexandria recently, was greeted by a crowd chanting “Monica” while throwing tomatoes...