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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Michelle Shephard

Michelle Shephard is the national security correspondent for The Toronto Star and author of Decade of Fear: Reporting from Terrorism’s Grey Zone (Douglas and McIntyre, 2011) and Guantanamo’s Child: The Untold Story of Omar Khadr (Wiley, 2008).

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Michelle Shephard

The World Turns

Facing the threat of terrorism, countries of all kinds take a walk on the dark side December 2011
They were the two words that came to signify much of the decade—and the debate about the decade—that followed. The “dark side” was where former U.S. vice-president Dick Cheney famously described we were headed after the September 11, 2001, attacks jolted the world. “We also have to work, though, sort of the dark side, if you will,” Cheney mused to host Tim Russert on NBC’s Meet the