Category: Opinions and Debates

Sailing to war with Iran (and beyond)

The first stage of a naval blockade directed against Iran would in all likelihood be initiated by Maritime Security Operations, of which the HMCS Iroquois (above) is a part. It would constitute an act of war, and perhaps the beginning…

Rape in Burma: a weapon of war

by Cheery Zahau The Women’s International Perspective, June 2, 2008 In the devastating aftermath of Cyclone Nargis, international scrutiny highlights the military junta that rules Burma, a Southeast Asian country that shares borders with China, India, Bangladesh, Thailand and Laos.…

Canada wastes lives in Afghanistan

Corpses wrapped in bloody lies and tired platitudes by Paul S. Graham, August 24, 2008 Sgt. Shawn Eades, Cpl. Dustin Roy Robert Joseph Wasden and Sapper Stephan John Stock were killed by an IED on Thursday, August 21, 2008. Their…

Marching to nuclear war

Missile Defense: Washington and Poland just moved the World closer to War Global Research, August 15, 2008 by F. William Engdahl The signing on August 14 of an agreement between the governments of the United States and Poland to deploy…

Canadian antiwar sentiment grows

Hypocritic Oafs Reposted from Paul S. Graham August 15, 2008 Today, Stephen Harper gave Vladimir Putin some advice that he, himself, ought to follow. Said Harper: “We do call on Russia to respect the territorial integrity of Georgia. I am…

War in the Caucasus

Ossetian women and children escaping from South Ossetian capital Tskhinvali under the heavy fire of Georgian army War in the Caucasus: Towards a Broader Russia-US Military Confrontation? by Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, March 10, 2008 During the night of August…

Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Endangered

Nuking the Treaty Iran is the least of the world’s offenders against non-proliferation. By George Monbiot. Published in the Guardian 28th July 2008 What is the Iranian government up to? For once the imperial coalition, overstretched in Iraq and unpopular…