Facing financial barriers and complicated paper work, most Yazidis settled in London, Toronto, Winnipeg and Calgary have been unable to take advantage of itView More Yazidi Refugees Face Formidable Barriers
Commentary by: Phil Gurski in Ottawa If there is one searing image of the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe it is that of the…View More Suffer the Children of Islamic State
Commentary by Phil Gurski in Ottawa We live in a world where fear is easy to spread. There is no shortage of evidence that bad things…View More We Can Choose Not to be Afraid
Commentary by Phil Gurski IF there was any doubt about what a Donald Trump presidency means for the U.S. over the next four years, and by extension…View More Immigration has Nothing to do with Terrorism
Commentary by Phil Gurski in Ottawa Historically, amnesties have been offered to former combatants in an attempt to stop the violence and allow a country…View More Do Returning IS fighters Deserve an Amnesty?
Hossein is a 10-year-old Iraqi orphan with long hair, big olive-coloured eyes and a shy smile. He loves going to school and playing soccer. He…View More Canadian Dentists Expand Mission to Help Iraqi Orphans
by Samaah Jaffer in Vancouver “Near the old Jewish quarter of Baghdad, at Al Rasheed Street, there is a meandering alley named after the Iraqi…View More Honouring Iraqi Literature Helps Diaspora Heal
Commentary by Firas Al-Atraqchi in Cairo, Egypt Despite the partisan brouhaha and accusations of weakness and betrayal directed at the Liberal government, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision…View More Iraq is a Quagmire and Trudeau Knows It
by Jeff Sallot in Ottawa Tactics win skirmishes. Strategy wins wars. Tactically, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is at a disadvantage in the current political battle…View More Trudeau’s ISIS Strategy is High-Risk — and Largely Political
by Alexander Tesar For more than a year, Canadian CF-18s have been striking ISIS targets with laser-guided bombs and air-to-ground missiles. Airstrikes began in Iraq in November 2014,…View More Middle Eastern Promises: Will Canada Be Forced Into War?