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Afghanistan: Trudeau faces intense criticism Canada 2021 federal election debate

Leaders are asked what they would have done better about the Afghanistan exit.

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Quick Hits 143 – Is Canada’s terrorist listing process politically motivated?

New information has surfaced that pressure was brought to name the Proud Boys despite a lack of evidence.

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There are valid reasons for states to invoke secrecy: is this one of them?

There are valid reasons for states to invoke secrecy: is Canada’s Trudeau government using this excuse to hide something when it comes to naval purchases?

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How NOT to deal with violent extremism

Canadians expect their leaders to stand up against terrorism, not engage in philosophical speeches about ‘yelling fire in a crowded theatre’ in the aftermath of an attack.

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Why can’t the Canadian PM denounce a brutal act of terrorism?

Borealis wonders why Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was unable to do the right thing and simply reject terrorism.

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COVID-19 Quick Hits Video

The Canadian government still doesn’t get intelligence

Intelligence agencies exist to help officials make better decisions. Some nations have true ‘intelligence cultures’ where the value of this kind of information is recognised. Then there is Canada.

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Can someone be charged with ‘advocating genocide’?

I think we all agree that the worst crime humans can commit is to try to, or succeed in, killing whole races.

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Articles The Hill Times

Our problem with China is much bigger than the fate of the two Michaels

This contribution was published on The Hill Times on July 6, 2020 CSIS has warned about China’s activities for decades and those warnings have been shunted aside. China is not Canada‚Äôs friend. It is a serial human rights abuser in Xinjiang against Uyghur Muslims. OTTAWA, CANADA — You have to feel for the families of […]

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No, Canada should not be selling arms to Saudi Arabia!

Canada should not sell arms to Saudi Arabia in light of the Kingdom’s human rights violations and brutal killing of Jamal Kashoggi.

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Articles COVID-19 The Hill Times

No, COVID-19 is not an ‘intelligence failure’

Intelligence agencies really should have more of a dialogue with those who support them financially, i.e. the taxpayers/citizens.