Media cheerleading and intelligence failures that helped sell the Iraq war are now being replicated in the Ukraine war and in relation to China’s activities in Canada. We find more media failings in our AUKUS nuclear sub update and welcome Canada finally speaking out against Israeli extremism.
Devastating critique of Tony Blair and the Iraq war released today in Chilcot Report, six years in the making.
Peggy Mason’s take on the Islamic State, and how Canada can best deal with it .
Ten years ago the United States and its “Coalition of the Willing” invaded Iraq to overthrow Saddam Hussein, eliminate Iraq’s (non-existent) weapons of mass destruction, and remake the Middle East in the U.S. image. Canada declined to formally join the Coalition, but the Chrétien government’s decision left a lot to be desired.