Category Archives: History

Honouring their sacrifice every day

Today is Remembrance Day. No, it’s not Nov. 11 and my editor has not blundered and run this column on the wrong day. My point is that we should remember them every day.
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Fighting Islamist tyrants not an attack on faith

Just about the last ditch for people who deny the West is under siege by radical Islam is feeble pleading in the alternative: Jihadis are not attacking us, but if they are we started it. American foreign policy is provocative. … Continue reading

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MPs struggle to define terrorism

It seems odd to be arguing whether Nathan Cirillo’s murder and the assault on Parliament was terrorism without any effort to discuss what terrorism is. Terrorism isn’t just a word for extreme badness. It’s a particular kind of evil, with … Continue reading

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Seeking radicalism’s root causes

What causes radicalization? It’s clearly a question we can’t afford to ignore.
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Wynne an idealist without ideals

When exactly did vacuous ignorance become a boast in politics?
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