Martin Couture-Rouleau and Michael Zehaf-Bibeau were both Canadian, born and raised. I feel this is the most disturbing part of what happened: these people were our own.
In what is clearly a mistake, US forces provided Islamic State terrorists with a bunch of grenades and other arms.
“But let there be no misunderstanding. We will not be intimidated. Canada will never be intimidated.”
The cruel, harsh reality is that even if we had the funds and the physical prowess, we’d never be able to put a team together in time to save him.
Despite being very open minded about various theories floating about, some of them, simply can’t be real, or if they are, the web is more tangled and intertwined than the Prison Break series.
Russia wants to help Iraq fight terrorism. No, they don’t want to help the U.S. help Iraq fight terrorism. What do you think they are, European?
Bin Laden knew many more Afghans would die than Americans in his strategy to draw us into a military quagmire. Rather than a war of personnel attrition, this was to be a war of economic attrition.
My mother was on her knees, sobbing in front of the TV when I came home.
Torture is never legal, not under U.S. law nor under any of the international conventions to which we are signatories. Nor is it ever justified.
Behind the names in the news, these are the men behind a surge in Islamic Extremism that’s setting the Middle East on fire.