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Stéfanie von Hlatky: What post-Paris NATO means for Canada

What post-Paris NATO means for Canada

Alex Wilner and Stéfanie von Hlatky
Guest columnists, Toronto Sun, November 20, 2015

Last Friday’s massacre in Paris has shaken France to its core. Will NATO be called upon to respond? Canada’s future contribution may hinge on its decision. French President Francois Hollande called the terrorist attack “an act of war”that was “prepared, organized, and planned … by a jihadist army, Daesh [ISIS, ISIL].”

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Christian Leuprecht: Trudeau warned to go slow on changes to anti-terror law

Trudeau warned to go slow on changes to anti-terror law in wake of Paris attacks

Christian Leuprecht
in Ian MacLeod article, Ottawa Citizen, November 17, 2015

The carnage in Paris has prompted some security and intelligence experts to raise fresh concerns about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s proposed reforms to Canada’s controversial anti-terror legislation.

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Louis Delvoie "Hereditary Politics Trending" OpEd

Hereditary Politics Trending

Louis Delvoie, OpEd
Kingston Whig Standard
November 13, 2015

With the election of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Canada is joining a small but growing group of countries in which the scions or relatives of former leaders are achieving political power. It is a curious phenomenon that seems to fly in the face of two centuries of political thinking in the western world.

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Taliban seizure of Kunduz; and should Canada train more to fight ISIS? Christian Leuprecht on CBC Online and Global News

Taliban seizure of Kunduz; and should Canada train more to fight ISIS

Sending a Message

Christian Leuprecht
CBC Online, September 30, 2015

The fall of Kunduz was major blow to Afghanistan's fledgling President Ashraf Ghani. According to one expert, it was likely an effort by the Taliban's new leader, Mullah Akhtar Mohammed Mansour, to shore up the legitimacy of his own rule.

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