Monday, September 28, 2020

Absurd UN gives Pakistani helm of IAEA watchdog

How absurd are things inside the UN and its agencies in New York, Geneva or Vienna? Consider, as an example, the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy...

Canada too casual about threats to freedom

The serious discussion about Canada

Feds too blinkered to see impact of UN blocs

Just about everybody to the left of the Conservatives, on hearing Canada withdrew from the contest for a seat on the UN Security Council,...

Don’t be fooled by October Crisis revisionism

Forty years ago this month the long simmering politics of separatism in Quebec turned ugly and violent. In a recent column for the Montreal Gazette,...

Like him or not, Trudeau’s legacy remains

Many Canadians of a certain age and older can readily recall where they were when they heard Pierre Trudeau came back from a walk...

Iran prez’s UN stunt smacks of Chavez

Every now and then some demagogue or tyrant with hands bloodier than Macbeth

Muslims fear Muslims more than Jones

Over the past few weeks the mainstream media in the U.S. provided a textbook lesson of how to inflate an obscure story, and by...

Nine years later, America remains divided

Nine years later, America remains divided The ninth anniversary of 9/11 this year coincides with the mounting controversy over the propriety of building the Ground...

Stop quibbling over terror profiling

The arrests last week in Ottawa and London, Ont., of four of eight suspects allegedly linked with the global Islamist movement reveal again how...

Mosque really about pushing Sharia law

The swirling controversy over the Ground Zero mosque obscures what should be obvious, at least since 9/11, about the behavioural pattern of radical Islamists...

Don’t blame Israel for Arab failures

TEL AVIV

Israel facing revival of deep-seated hate

JERUSALEM

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...

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...

Failed states to blame for own misery

The July/August issue of Foreign Policy features the “Failed States Index” for 2010 — an index it has been publishing every year since 2005...