I know you’re out there coming up with all kinds of objections and waiting to shout “False equivalency!” over this or that detail.
Islam, like Christianity before it, must find some way of squaring its dogmas with the rules of liberal and secular society.
For the subjects of hashtag activism, life continues even when it doesn’t end well.
At least one of the hostage takers who took part in Wednesday’s attacks is alleged to have been trained by al-Qa’ida in Yemen.
When three gunmen walked into Charlie Hebdo offices Wednesday morning and executed 12 people, eight of whom were journalists, they made a stand against free speech.
I wonder where the good hides in times like these. Does it nestle underneath a rock until the time is right? Or does it rest behind the clouds? Other times I wonder if it’s a choice. If the good and the bad are things we can choose to see or not see.
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.