Monthly Archives: August 2005

Reservists get gritty look at realities of 21st-century military operations

PETAWAWA – As dawn broke over the misty rivers and forests of CFB Petawawa Friday, two platoons of Cameron Highlanders boarded Griffon helicopters for a simulated attack on a rebel-held bridge. It was the high point of a massive week-long … Continue reading

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Why the left shouldn’t hope for U.S. failure in Iraq

To suggest that liberals ought to be careful what they wish for may amount to locking the door of a stable that never contained a horse. Let me nevertheless try to explain to them the concept of “unintended consequences” with … Continue reading

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Sitting by the lake, with nary a keyboard in sight

Even as you read this, I will not be looking at a computer screen. I will be looking at a lake. And thinking about Jews.
Not because I anticipate a rousing chorus of Hava Nagila from … Continue reading

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Ancient beauty: Why Jerusalem is not just a famous city, but a nice one

Jerusalem is not just a city on a hill. It is also a light unto the nations. Thanks to wise municipal ordinances, especially a requirement inherited from its British colonial administrators that resulted in most buildings being made of, or … Continue reading

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Maxims for Michaëlle

It is not immediately obvious that Michaëlle Jean is a poor choice for governor general. But there are certainly pitfalls she will have to avoid to confound the cynics.
Let me first confess that I was a little dismayed the last … Continue reading

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