Canada’s Role in The War Against ISIS: Humanitarian or Combat?

How will Canadians react when and if one of our own is the victim of an egregious ISIS beheading video should we take part in a combat mission? As I write this, one hundred years after the outbreak of what has come to be known as the “war to end all wars”, or World WarContinue reading “Canada’s Role in The War Against ISIS: Humanitarian or Combat?”

CNN Correspondent Damon Likes To Take The Odd Nip; Smile Arwa, Smile

Senior CNN International correspondent and Emmy Award-winning journalist Arwa Damon is once again on our television screens on a daily basis. Nothing personal Arwa, but that’s not usually a good thing as Damon’s area of expertise is conflict zones. When Arwa’s on there’s usually a war, or military action of some kind underway. Damon’s styleContinue reading “CNN Correspondent Damon Likes To Take The Odd Nip; Smile Arwa, Smile”

Tell Me The World Isn’t Going To Hell In A Handcart … Please

One hundred years ago the world was slipping into a vortex that has been called The Great War and the War to end all wars. Some thirty years later it would come to be called by its more common name, the First World War, or WWI. Seemingly relatively small events in eastern Europe – primarilyContinue reading “Tell Me The World Isn’t Going To Hell In A Handcart … Please”