Freedom of Expression, Duty to Protect

“The fact of the matter is this, ladies and gentleman: the international jihadist movement has declared war. They have declared war on anybody who does not think and act exactly as they wish they would think and act. They have declared war and are already executing it on a massive scale on a whole range of countries with which they are in contact,…. And they have declared war on any country like ourselves that values freedom, openness and tolerance. And we may not like this and wish it would go away, but it is not going to go away and the reality is we are going to have to confront it….. We want to make sure that we get a balance – that we protect the rights of Canadians and also the security of Canadians. We must protect both”. – Prime Minster Stephen Harper, January 8, 2015.

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PBS Frontline – The Brutal Miscalculations Behind the Rise of ISIS

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/rise-of-isis/

PBS and Vice Media’s many videos on ISIS, and the geopolitical nightmare of the Middle East, are must sees for all who wish to be informed about the war some Western nations are now engaged in. Readers encouraged to share other non-traditional non-partisan sources, with links preferably. Comments will be monitored.