PM Justin Trudeau

Hornets Come Home

Hornets Come Home

 

After what appears to be a not too productive bombing of ISIS targets, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau yanked out the six CF-18 fighters from the Middle East after their last assigned mission.

The planes, being outmoded, are getting too expensive to maintain. Also, Bombing ISIS targets put innocent civilians at risk, and both the Americans and the Russians readily blame the Canadian bombings for killing civilians.

Putting special forces on the field as a replacement for the planes would be much more effective. They could help with the humanitarian agencies. They could train anti-Isis soldiers. And they would be cheaper to sustain.

More importantly, they would verify the reports provided by the media as regards Syria, Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and the Kurds. This is necessary for the Canadian government to formulate or modify foreign policy.

Canada is not anymore putting big contingents to assist the Un as peacemakers for the reason that Canada is not anymore a member of the Security Council, and therefore does not have a say in the deployment of Canadian troops. Canada may not accept anymore Canadian troops being killed by friendly fire.

If the Special Forces that are deployed would be in battle, so be it. At least the battle would not bother the conscience. Note that bombing people, even though they are ISIS terrorists, imply that those being bombed are not able to fight back.

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It may have been so that the presence of Canadian troops in the middle East is being done for the purpose of keeping up with appearances that Canada is an international power. So goes the influence of EU, NATO, and the US. After all this voluntary contribution of Canadian manpower and hardware, Canada now has a broken economy in return.

Sunny Face In Sunny Land

The Sunny Face,

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau,

enjoys the APEC Meeting

in the Philippines.

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He is also a hit with the girls.

Condolences From Canada

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OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responded to Friday night’s attacks in Paris. Here is his statement:

“I am shocked and saddened that so many people have been killed and injured today in a number of terrorist attacks in Paris, France, and that many others are being held hostage.

“As the situation continues to unfold, Sophie and I join all Canadians in extending our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those killed. It is our sincere hope that the hostages are freed unharmed as soon as possible. We also wish a speedy recovery to all those who have been injured.

“Canada stands with France at this dark time and offers all possible assistance. We will continue to work closely with the international community to help prevent these terrible, senseless acts.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of France and we mourn their loss”