Omar Khadr

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Parliament: An old man yelling at clouds, because real influence is hard

Paul Wells: Here in the nation’s capital, land of performative petitioning, we are all about letting everyone know how everyone feels
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The Tories have failed to turn the Khadr payout into a political win

Most Canadians oppose Omar Khadr’s $10.5-million settlement. Why hasn’t that translated into Conservative Party support?
Omar Khadr walks to meet the press before a news conference after being released on bail in Edmonton, Alberta

Why we had to settle with Omar Khadr

Opinion: Liberal MP Steven MacKinnon on the futility of fighting the case and the need to defend Canadian rights, no ifs, ands or buts
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a town hall with high school students in Ottawa

Poll: Even post-Khadr, Trudeau Liberals stay afloat

Voter support has held steady for Trudeau, despite blowback from the payout to Omar Khadr. For that, the Liberals can thank the economy.
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The ’grievous injustice’ of the Khadr settlement

Opinion: Tory MP Garnett Genuis on why a full accounting in court was needed, not a speedy and politically motivated settlement
Omar Khadr walks to meet the press before a news conference after being released on bail in Edmonton, Alberta

America’s right wing takes note of Canada’s Khadr payout

Fox News and others have begun focusing on the Canadian government’s $10.5 million compensation payment to Omar Khadr
Omar Khadr walks to meet the press before a news conference after being released on bail in Edmonton, Alberta

Omar Khadr: a political inkblot test

The political positions on the Khadr payout reveal the difficulties of separating partisan loyalties from the principles of fairness
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Yes, sleep deprivation is torture

International and Canadian law leaves no doubt: what Omar Khadr experienced in Guantanamo was torture
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In the Khadr settlement, the Conservatives find their fight

The Liberals are being made to defend the government’s choice, and they would plainly rather not. Score one for Andrew Scheer.
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The shady business of paying Omar Khadr

Khadr deserves to get on with his life, but Ottawa did everything wrong with his $10.5 million payout. This is going to leave a mark.