On the topic of Canadians wearing poppies to display respect for our men and women in uniform, I would whole-heartedly agree with Don Cherry that every Canadian should participate.
It would seem that we have learned nothing from our 12-year fiasco in Afghanistan. We should get the hell out of Iraq now, because Canada had no stake in this conflict in the first place.
The truth is that the highly publicized U.S. assassinations of Osama bin Laden and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi have done nothing to eliminate the threat of Islamic Jihadists.
The threats to the recent federal election were homegrown, so who will save us from ourselves?
Given Canada’s track record of late, it’s probably for the best there weren’t any concrete foreign affairs ideas during the campaign.
On the surface, it appears to be an open and shut case of simple betrayal on the part of the Donald. However, let’s start adding some context and modern history to the equation.
Regardless of which party gets into power on Oct. 21, expect that we will continue to support the forward deployment in Latvia, the training mission in Ukraine, and the two separate contingents we have in Iraq.
While U.S. President Trump appears to have failed in his attempt to 'solicit interference,' the transcript of his conversation with the Ukrainian president has certainly revealed his true character.