Commentary by Phil Gurski How many of you remember when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greeted Syrian refugees a few years back at Pearson Airport in…View More Canada Must Keep its Doors Open to Refugees
By Surjit Singh Flora in Brampton, ON From the day Public Safety Canada’s 2018 report on terrorist threats to the nation was released last December,…View More Sikhs Confront Guilt of Being Labelled Extremists By Canada
By Phil Gurski in Ottawa, ON In the lead-up to an election politicians pander to certain constituencies. That is just what they do. It is…View More Support for Sikh Extremism in Canada Never Disappeared Completely
Commentary by: Phil Gurski in Ottawa Three cheers for Saudi Arabia! The conservative Kingdom has ruled that women can now drive and no longer need to be…View More Saudi Arabia, Modernity and Counter Terrorism
Commentary by: Phil Gurski in Ottawa There is no question that fear sells. The latest Stephen King film about an evil clown – It – grossed over…View More When the Fear of Terrorism Trumps Reason
Commentary by: Phil Gurski in Ottawa Sometimes, small things point to large changes. During my short visit last week to Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh,…View More In Bangladesh, a Small Change Could Point to More Extremism
Commentary by: Phil Gurski in Ottawa Parliament Hill in Ottawa is one of those treasures found only in liberal democracies. Anyone can show up and…View More Embers of Sikh Extremism
Commentary by Phil Gurski in Ottawa I have come to know the journalist Michael Petrou over the past few years. He would sometimes call me to seek…View More What to do About Afghanistan?
Commentary by Phil Gurski in Ottawa My late mother had a lot of great advice for me, much of which I followed and much of which has…View More Can ‘Moderate’ Islam Top ‘Extremist’ Islam?
by Amanda Connolly in Ottawa Two French counter-terrorism judges have issued, for the sixth time, a release order in the case of extradited Canadian Hassan Diab,…View More French Judges Issue Another Release Order for Canadian Held over Bomb Attack