Posts from the 'External Affairs' Category

America Culpa

By Conrad Black National Post May 02, 2009. It must be said that Barack Obama tosses out apparently feckless suggestions about important matters rather flippantly. He wants to share the wealth; told a pre-election questioner that he would raise capital gains taxes even if it reduced government revenues, out of “fairness”; and has transformed the […]

Simple Questions For a Complex Situation

Posted: January 22, 2009 by NP Editor Full Comment. Irwin Cotler The Israeli-Hamas conflict, with its evocative images of human suffering, has engaged the hearts and minds of people the world over. Indeed, the death of any innocent — Israeli or Palestinian — is a tragedy, and no one can fail to be moved by […]

What would you do?

Lorne Gunter, National Post Published: Monday, December 29, 2008 Suppose you lived in the Toronto suburb of Don Mills and people from the suburb of Scarborough — about 10 kilometres away — were firing as many as 100 rockets a day into your yard, your kids’ school, the strip mall down the street and your […]

The End of Pax Americana?

By John Thompson There are a lot of people who seem cheered by the weakened status of the United States at the moment. They are fools and one can only hope that if their wishes come to pass, they become the first victims of the world that emerges when the Pax Americana ends. Alas, the […]

Obama’s Victory

Obama’s victory marked by a wealth of opportunity Posted: November 15, 2008, 10:30 AM by Kelly McParland Conrad Black, Full Comment, U.S. Politics Having confidently predicted the victory of John McCain, and having stuck with that until his blunderbuss campaign blew up, I will offer a few thoughts to the incoming U.S. administration. Rarely have […]

Near And Midle East Futures

Given that free advice is usually worth what one pays for it, but that ideas do sometimes drop out of the sky, I’m taking the liberty of sending this to you. It’s been on my mind. Gwyn Dyer has recently predicted that a day will come when Euro and US powers will throw up their […]

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