Canada a country to cherish

Some days ago sitting beneath trees under the summer sky a phrase from the book I was reading, Sir Alec Guinness’s A Positively Final...

New war looms in Mideast

At the outset of his richly detailed history of the Peloponnesian War, Thucydides, writing 25 centuries ago, warned, “What made war inevitable was the...

Football vs. terrorism

PARIS—From Europe, the perils and fear of radical Islamism in Canada seem remote. This is the continent upon which Islamist warriors have set their...

U.S. mess started with Carter

The story of man’s fall is in part the history of unintended effects of his initial actions. Paris of Troy falls in love with Helen...

The Casbah of old Algiers

Despite decay wrought by time Algiers, Algeria’s capital, carries unmistakably the imprint of the French for whom this city was one of their...

Sharing Blake at Christmas

We live in deeply troubled times, and these will likely grow in our increasingly inter-connected world. But happily once a year when much of the...

Disgusting silence on church bloodbath

The non-Muslim world is increasingly not surprised and unmoved by the depravity of Muslim jihadis committing outrage, one after another without end in sight,...

40 years since Arab-Israeli war

Forty years ago this month Israel’s defence force dealt a fatal blow to Arab war-mongers and the Pan-Arabism of the Egyptian dictator, Gamal Abdel...

Pakistan presents a problem

One of the last reports to reach the desk of former president George W. Bush was titled World At Risk. This was the report...

Fascists exploit open democracy

In the roll call of cities across four continents bombed by Muslim terrorists since Sept. 11, 2001, London was not going to remain ignored...

Pakistan at Sixty

To make sense of Pakistan—a country with nuclear arms that cannot feed its people and exports terrorism abroad—it is vital to understand the deeply...

An emerging reality in Arab-Muslim world

A penetratingly astute observer of Arab politics is Fouad Ajami, an Arab-American of Lebanese origin. Ajami is a professor at Johns Hopkins University...

A fearless man of light

Among all the extraordinarily remarkable qualities Karol Joseph Wojtyla possessed and displayed to the world as Pope John Paul II, the one that...

Canada a beacon in a troubled world

The timing of China’s entry as a global power at the UN Copenhagen conference on climate change was remarkable. The simple yet powerful message Chinese...

Why Muslim women don’t want Sharia

I have a meeting with Fatima Houda-Pepin in the provincial riding of La Piniere, which she represents as a Liberal member in the...