William Watt

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From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

Vietnam has reason to worry about China — particularly China’s increasing presence in the South China Sea complete with...<p>When, in early March 2018, …

There's no business like America's arms business — here's how defense giants are doing

Starting with a base of $534 billion in discretionary funding, coupled with another $51 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations funding (aka the "war budget"), the Pentagon's spending power comes to a grand total of $585 billion .<p>Defense industry giants, Boeing, General Dynamics, Northrop …

General Dynamics

The unfathomable horror of terror in Turkey

<b>To the editor:</b> How are we to understand terrorists who search for Paradise in the slaughtering of unarmed people, terrorists who exalt the violence of their own deaths? (Re "How the attack in Turkey unfolded," June 30)<p>Is there no future dream of marriage, education or career in their imaginings and …

Alberta issues air quality advisory due to wildfire smoke

Alberta Health Services has issued air quality advisories for areas from the U.S. border north to the Edmonton region because of smoke from wildfires in Washington state.<p>The agency warns even healthy people may experience irritated eyes and throat and possibly shortness of breath.<p>AHS says people …

Bank customer's lawsuit raises questions about fraud liability

The case of an Ontario man who was charged more than $80,000 on his credit card for purchases he claims he didn't make is raising new questions about …

MPs from all parties getting cold feet on adopting new powers

The 338 MPs of the 42nd Parliament will have the opportunity this week to formally adopt new powers – the question is, will they view the changes as in their political interest?<p>Already, the NDP is signalling that it likely won't support all or any of the new provisions in the Parliament of Canada …