The good, the bad and the ugly – part one

I’m no fan of spaghetti westerns and the 1966 film starring Clint Eastwood among others has…

Stir crazy?

I see that a Canadian arrested a few months ago and awaiting trial on terrorism charges…

Simply not true

I read two very interesting articles this Sunday, one in the New York Times and one…

When will Turkey learn?

Further to my earlier post on when Egypt would learn from its historic mistakes in dealing…

When will Egypt learn?

Tackling terrorism is not easy.  There are a lot of tools, some soft and some hard…

Where’s the beef?

Religion can be a wonderful thing.  It is a source of comfort and meaning for billions…

War, what is it good for? – part 2

Remember John Kerry?  He’s the guy who ran against George W. Bush in the 2004 Presidential…

Fundamentally wrong?

In some ways Canada is a post-religious nation.  This is not to say that religion is…

By the numbers

It must appear to most people in Canada that terrorism is a daily scourge.  If you…

Responsible speech

Remember the good old days when terrorism was a rare thing?  Yes, sometimes people got hurt…