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 //   //  March 1, 2015  //  No Comments

Turkey 2015

Turkey’s past and future collide: Why 2015 is a critical year ISIS, Syrian refugees and Kurdish unrest all factors in the year ahead (CBC) This year marks the centenary of the killings of Armenian Turks in […]

 //   //  February 26, 2015  //  No Comments


Alastair Crooke: You Can’t Understand ISIS If You Don’t Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia (The World Post) Saudi Arabia’s internal discord and tensions over ISIS can only be understood by grasping the inherent […]

 //   //  February 20, 2015  //  1 Comment

Terrorism 2013-15

Boko Haram: Kidnapped Girls Have Been Married Off, Truce Never Happened

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 //   //  February 17, 2015  //  3 Comments

Oil spills and leaks

Trains Hauling Crude Oil Across North America Just Keep Exploding. More evacuations, fireballs, and oil spills. A train hauling more than 100 tankers from North Dakota’s booming oil fields derailed during a snowstorm on Monday in […]

 //   //  February 13, 2015  //  2 Comments

Firearms, gun control and politics

Bloomberg Topics: Gun Control The Guardian: US gun control Mother Jones: Guns Suspect in UNC’s Muslim student shooting had more than 12 guns (Raw Story) Days after three Muslim students in North Carolina were killed execution-style […]

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Canada and The First Nations
February 28, 2015  //  1 Comment
See also Canada and The First Nations — Treaty relationship must evolve and Ring of Fire News Staking Claim is a multi ...
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Wednesday Night #1721
February 25, 2015  //  No Comments
A quick reminder to all that on Wednesday, the CIC is hosting an event at the University Club with Ray Boisvert, Former ...
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February 25, 2015  //  4 Comments
Singapore on Bloomberg Singapore on the Establishment Post Truefitt & Hill, Singapore Singapore Creations Etc., a ne ...
Canada: Energy, environment & pipelines 2015
February 24, 2015  //  No Comments
Canada’s pipeline network (interactive map) Crude Awakening: How the Keystone Veto Dashes Canada’s ‘Su ...