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Vladimir Putin's state-of-the-art three-storey war room

Russia shows off its nerve centre where orders are given to strike Syria<p>Russia has released pictures of President Vladimir Putin's state-of-the-art three-floor "war rooms".<p>Rows of colour-coded seats are filled with dozens of analysts monitoring the activities of warzones around the world.<p>Mr Putin …

When Justin Trudeau meets the Queen

The Prime Minister and the Queen will have much to discuss, including his late father<p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in London today to meet with …

Canada

Is This the Next Big Canadian Outerwear Brand?

Montreal-based Moose Knuckles has its sights set on the U.S. this winter. And no, the name doesn't mean what you think it does.<p>When it comes to culture, Canada often plays the little-brother role to the United States: always acknowledged, rarely worthy of applause. Whether or not that changes …

Iraqi author Najem Wali: 'Arabic media outlets are controlled by petro-dollars'

The Iraqi writer and journalist discusses with DW about the responsibility of intellectuals in the Arab world and the inspiration for his books, …

Middle East

Ex-French ambassador to US: Paris does not want boots on the ground in Syria

In today's meeting with President Obama, French President Hollande will call for improved military and intelligence cooperation, Paris' former US …

Middle East

Matt Gurney: Putin the bully just got a bloody nose. Now, we wait

Tuesday’s destruction of a Russian Air Force SU-24 warplane by Turkish F-16 fighters is, to say the least, a worrying development. NATO and Russian …

Meeting with King Abdullah II of Jordan

<b>President of Russia Vladimir Putin</b>: Your Majesty, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to Russia.<p>We maintain constant contacts with you. Today, …

How France’s diversity problem became a security problem

<i>Dana Wagner manages the Hire Immigrants program at the Global Diversity Exchange at Ryerson University's Ted Rogers School of Management.</i><p>The Paris attacks are more than an intelligence failure. Intelligence is a last defence because it deals with people who are already broken. But this was broken …

Stephen Frampton: ‘I am too privileged to be liberal’

<i>“I don’t agree that you, when you become students at colleges, have to be coddled and protected from different points of view.”</i><br>— U.S. President …

Why don't future engineers learn real-world skills in school?

Many engineering graduates don’t feel confident they can build anything. Experts say the schools are letting them down. How can that be?<p>Before Adam …

An American Citizen Apologizes to the Iraqi People

"In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight road was lost." - Dante Alighieri, <i>Divine Comedy</i><p>Dear Iraqi people,<p>I write to apologize for the illegal 2003 U.S. invasion of your country.<p>Presidential candidate Jeb Bush has confessed, given what we know …

National Post ePaper

Russia Takes Over The Mid-East: Moscow Gets Green Light For Strikes In Iraq, Sets Up Alliance With Jordan

Once it became clear that Moscow and Tehran had jointly planned the incursion in Syria with Russia promising full air support and Iran pledging …

Middle East

Tasha Kheiriddin: So the Laurentian elite is back in business. Sorry, western Canada

OK, Conservatives. Calm down now. Take a breath.Yes, the news lately hasn’t been good. Liberal leader Justin Trudeau is prime minister. You knew this …

The Collapse of the Laurentian Consensus | Literary Review of Canada

<i>The following is a version of John Ibbitson’s “The LRC Presents…” talk on December 5, 2011, presented in partnership with TVO’s</i> Big Ideas<i>. Video of</i> …

Germany tells Netanyahu: “No, we are actually responsible for the Holocaust”

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has stirred up a storm with comments apparently downplaying Hitler’s role in the deaths of six million Jews during the Holocaust.<p>In an Oct. 20 speech to the Zionist Congress in Jerusalem, Netanyahu claimed that the idea for the so-called “final solution” …

Israel

Christie Blatchford: Stephen Harper was always a political outsider

The story I like best in John Ibbitson’s great new book about Stephen Harper – though it’s both awful and sad – dates to shortly after the 2006 …

12 editorial cartoons: Your complete guide to the federal election campaign

When Canada's 42nd general election was declared on Sunday, August 2, most Canadians shuddered at the idea of an 11-week campaign, the longest in …

Canada

What's a Canadian MP's job? They dunno

Doctor, priest, teacher, ambassador, social worker, spokesperson, lobbyist and guard dog: these are just a few of the terms former MPs used to describe the role of a parliamentarian.<p>When our organization, Samara, conducted exit interviews with 65 former members of Parliament, many of them long-time …

Amid Russian airstrikes, a Putin craze takes hold in Mideast

BEIRUT (AP) — Amid the ornate walls of Damascus' famed Omayyad Mosque, preacher Maamoun Rahmeh stood before worshippers last week, declaring Russian …

'Nothing to celebrate': leftists in Spain lash out at Columbus Day celebrations

Barcelona mayor joins other leftist officials in decrying holiday that honours Columbus’s arrival in the New World: ‘Shame that a nation celebrates genocide’<p>As King Felipe presided over a military parade to celebrate Spain’s National Day, several of the country’s new crop of leftist mayors took aim …

Conrad Black: This government has scraped the barrel in its symbolic pandering

It is astonishing that, with barely a week left before the federal election, pollsters seem to agree the principal issue between the main parties is …

A leftist tilt at the CBC? Not lately.

<i>More from Andrew Mitrovica available here.</i><p>It’s official: CBC stands for Conservative Broadcasting Corporation.<p>That isn’t a flippant jab at my former …

Vanishing Canada

Records deleted, burned, tossed in Dumpsters. A Maclean’s investigation on the crisis in government data<p>When told that his small Prairie town had, in …

Why banishing homegrown terrorists could backfire

The RCMP is scrambling to stop would-be terrorists from travelling overseas. Why do the Tories now want to do the opposite?<p>Mohamed Hersi arrived in …

Canada

Canadian survey of women who wear the niqab reveals choice ‘may be a bit of a youth movement’

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