Thursday, October 29, 2020

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...

Don’t blame Israel for Arab failures

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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...
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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...

Taking on Islamists’ hidden agenda

In my previous column, I wrote about the lonely effort of the Montreal-based Point de bascule (tipping point) to expose the true hidden feature...

West must resist urge to act in Syria

Syria is caught once again in the long history of sectarian conflicts in the region and, as the killings escalate, the West recoils in...

Pakistan a breeding ground for Islamism

The portrait of the naturalized U.S. citizen of Pakistani origin arrested for last weekend’s failed car bombing in Times Square exposes once again the...

Multiculturalism has undermined unity

On this Canada Day weekend, there could well be as many perspectives as there are those who might pause to reflect upon their country’s...

“West must loosen shackles of control”

If the decay of the West increasingly exposed since 9-11 is ever reversed, it will be as a result of the self-corrective tools of...

Immigration’s the elephant in the room

Politics in an advanced democracy is not much different than politics in a less advanced democracy, as in contemporary Russia, save for the niceties...

Iran prez’s UN stunt smacks of Chavez

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

Iraq election could change history

The recent “tiff,” as George Jonas over at the National Post described the brouhaha between the United States and Israel, pushed aside the emphatically...

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...

The puzzle in U.S. presidential elections

The role of the electoral college in American politics is unique, indirectly electing the U.S. president every four years. The American constitution provides for...

Something is rotten in the U.S.

The Huma Abedin flap, as I noted last week, illustrates how unserious Washington’s political establishment remains about the Muslim Brotherhood and Islamism. Huma Abedin is...