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Opinion Pieces by Henry Srebrnik, listed chronologically:

(Please visit as well: “I Told You So Long Ago,” at http://i-told-you-so-long-ago.blogspot.com)

March 27, 2003 – Canadian Jewish News:
 
Canadian Jews Should Rethink Alliances

April 23, 2003 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
Will the Kurds Seize the Day and Attempt to Create a Sovereign State?

 
August 25, 2003 – The Calgary Herald:

"We Are Transitioning Towards the Truth"

October 21, 2003 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:  
Defining Ourselves by Government: Permanent Liberals: PC – Alliance Merger May Provide Serious Opposition, But Don’t Bet On It

December 11, 2003 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Canada Faces Problems of National Identity, Regionalism and Legislative Ineptitude

January 3, 2004 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Living a Life of Western Guilt: Some Professors, Journalists Seem Embarrassed by their Privileged Status

January 29, 2004 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Are Iranian Rulers Ready for Democracy and Rapprochement with the U.S.?

March 23, 2004 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Stephen Harper’s Experience Makes Him the Right Person for the Job: The New Leader of the Conservative Party Has Served for Many Years in the Political Trenches

April 17, 2004 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:

Just How Far Would the Liberals Have Gone to ‘Save’ Canada?

May 20, 2004 – [Calgary] Jewish Free Press:  
Winning, and Then Losing, in Iraq

May 27, 2004 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
What Do the Political Contours of the Federal Election Look Like?

May 31, 2004 – The Calgary Herald:
 
‘Party of State’ Pegs its Future on Felling Harper

June 8, 2004 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Taking a Look at the Winners and Losers in the Global Propaganda Wars
 
September 30, 2004 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Taking a Closer Look at the Selection of Judges

October 6, 2004 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:

The State of Politics and the New Parliamentary Session

October 6, 2004 - Canadian Jewish News:
 
We Need to Think Clearly about Islamism

November 1, 2004 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Why John Kerry Will Win the American Presidency

November 5, 2004 - The Calgary Herald:
 
Lament from the Ivory Tower

November 18, 2004 – [Calgary] Jewish Free Press:
 
What does the Bush victory mean for Israel and the Mideast?

December 30, 2004 – The Calgary Herald:
 
Is Stronger Canada Chretien’s Legacy?

April 21, 2005 – [Calgary] Jewish Free Press:
 
Jerusalem and the Three Abrahamic Faiths

August 19, 2005 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Canada and Hans Island: Is It Worth Fighting For?

September 7, 2005 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Is It Fair to Criticize the New Occupants of Rideau Hall?

September 24, 2005 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:

No Matter What, Canadians Think Liberal Rule Is Just Fine

October 18, 2005 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Defying Laws of Politics When It Comes to Quebec and Alberta

December 27, 2005 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:

Let's Try Changing Our Political Architecture: Why Not Create a Bicameral Parliament for PEI?

January 5, 2006 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Who Is Responsible for Canada’s Slide Towards National Disintegration?

January 17, 2006 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
When Did ‘Canadian Values’ Become Such an Issue?

January 25, 2006 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
An Analysis of Why the Liberals Lost

February 10, 2006 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
Conservatives Should Remove Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage from their Agenda

February 22, 2006 – [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Different Reasons Why Some Approved, Others Condemned the Danish Cartoons

March 11, 2006 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Examining Our Role in Afghanistan: Should We Be There?

March 22, 2006 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
The U.S. is on the Verge of Losing the War in Iraq

March 23, 2006 - [Calgary] Fast Forward Weekly:
 
Nationalism Persists as a Mobilizing Force; Ethnic and Religious Conflict Remains the Primary Cause of War in the World http://www.ffwdweekly.com/Issues/2006/0323/view.htm

April 2006 - Newsletter of the Society for Academic Freedom and Scholarship (SAFS):
 
UPEI Faculty Opposes Gag Laws http://www.safs.ca/april2006/srebrink.html

April 20, 2006 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
The Federal Liberals Should Choose Ignatieff as Leader

May 5, 2006 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
As Fijians Go to the Polls

May 16, 2006 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:

A Few Brickbats

August 4, 2006 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Pondering What Will Happen Next for Lebanon

August 31, 2006 - [Calgary] Jewish Free Press:
 
Hezbollah's Strength

October 18, 2006 - [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
 
The Liberals, Israel and the Issue of War Crimes

October 19, 2006 - [Calgary] Jewish Free Press:
 
Are Quebec's Political Elites too Sensitive to Criticism? A Personal Recollection

November 2, 2006 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
A Changing Political Landscape?

November 22, 2006 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Is Quebec Really a Nation?

December 20, 2006 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Harper’s Motion Poses the Question: Who is a Québécois?

March 29, 2007 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
What of Quebec's Anglophones?

April 6, 2007 – The Calgary Herald:
 
Greens Must Keep Focused on Cause

April 28, 2007 – The Calgary Herald:
 
Gov. Gen. Has Power to Thwart an Election
 
August 3, 2007 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:

Barack Obama: Trailblazer for Black Americans

August 4, 2007 - The Calgary Herald:
 
A Strong Dollar, and Short Memory

August 16, 2007 - [Toronto] Jewish Tribune:
 
Does Israel Have a Right to Exist?

August 25, 2007 - The Calgary Herald:
Israel
Only State to be Singled Out


September 6, 2007 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
The Endless American Vote

October 1, 2007 – [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
 
A Strong Dollar, but Where are the Savings?

November 1, 2007 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
The Loonie versus the U.S. Dollar

December 17, 2007 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
The American Presidential Race - So Far

December 27, 2007 – [Toronto] Jewish Tribune:
 
Back to the Future in a Consociational Palestine?

February 6, 2008
- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:

“Banal” Nationalism: America, Canada and Quebec

February 19, 2008
- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Is Hillary Clinton a Democrat?

March 3, 2008 – [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
 
Clinton and Obama: Who's Been More Oppressed?

March 10, 2008
– [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Hillary Clinton’s Mud Sticks to Obama

March 15, 2008
– [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
 
A Caustic Look at the Never-Ending Primary War

March 25, 2008
– [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:

John McCain: A Political Resurrection?

March 25, 2008
– [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:

The Year 1968: Where Did the Time Go?

April 3, 2008
– [Toronto] Jewish Tribune:

Carville and the J-Word

April 4, 2008 – [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:  
The Democratic Party Race: The Beat Goes On...and On...and On

April 25, 2008
– [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:

Has Running for the U.S. Presidency Become a Wrestling Match?

April 30, 2008
– [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Hillary Wins Pennsylvania - but Why?

May 6, 2008
– [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
 
Indiana and North Carolina Vote . . . What Next?

May 8, 2008
- [Toronto] Jewish Tribune:
 
The Delayed Reaction to the Holocaust

May 22, 2008 - [Halifax, Nova Scotia] Chronicle-Herald:
 
Clintons' Shady Dealings Have Taken the Shine off Two-for-One-Deal, Part 2  
http://thechronicleherald.ca/Letters/1057351.html

June 6, 2008 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Discourse and the End of the Clinton Campaign

June 24, 2008 - [Toronto] Jewish Tribune:

Will Gender Rivalries Impact Institution of Marriage?
http://www.jewishtribune.ca/TribuneV2/content/view/730/53/

June 25, 2008 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
How Would Clinton Fit on the Vice-Presidential Ticket?

July 4, 2008 – [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:

Barack and Bill: Not a Good Match  

August 15, 2008 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
A Tale of Goose and Gander

September 4, 2008 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Obama and the Clintons: A Convention Hijacking

September 22, 2008 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Crisis in the American Financial System

September 29, 2008 – [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
 
The Economic Chickens Come Home to Roost

October 14, 2008 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
McCain Carrying a Load of Ethical Baggage

October 24, 2008 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:

Quebec Marches to Its Own Electoral Drummer

October 30, 2008 – [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
 
Just What Does it Take to Run the Office These Days?

November 19, 2008 – [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
 
Closing Thoughts on the American Presidential Election

December 2, 2008 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Is Stéphane Dion About to Become PM?

December 8, 2008 – [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
 
Bye Bye Parliamentary Legitimacy

December 18, 2008 - [Toronto] Jewish-Tribune:
 
A Letter from Jerusalem - circa 1972

December 27, 2008 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Is Our Governor General Up to the Job?

January 8, 2009 - [Toronto] Jewish-Tribune:
 
The Hitler-Stalin Pact: Two Years of Infamy

January 22, 2009 - [Toronto] Jewish-Tribune:
 
Where Do Israel, Jewish People Stand at This Moment?

January 30, 2009 – [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
 
A Middle Eastern Apocalypse in the Offing?

February 2, 2009 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
The Library of Unwritten Books http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/index.cfm?sid=217703&sc=104

March 10, 2009 - [Toronto] Jewish-Tribune:
 
Are Canadian Jews Savvy?

March 30, 2009 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:

The Only Glimmer of Hope for an Israeli-Palestinian Peace http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/index.cfm?sid=237212&sc=104
 

Thursday, April 9, 2009 - [Toronto] Jewish-Tribune:
Who Are the Real Criminals? http://www.jewishtribune.ca/TribuneV2/index.php/200904071553/Who-are-the-real-criminals.html

April 16, 2009 – [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
 
The "New" Age of Piracy

April 20, 2009 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Rush Limbaugh and the Party of "No"

April 23, 2009 - [Toronto] Jewish-Tribune:
 
Anti-Zionist Israelis Would Turn Jewish State Into Another Diaspora
 
May 5, 2009 - [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:

Will Somali Piracy Spark Further Mideast Conflict? http://www.journalpioneer.com/index.cfm?sid=248406&sc=123

May 6, 2009 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:

Will the Problem of Piracy Only Get Worse?

May 12, 2009 - [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
 
A One-State Palestine or Two Nation-States? http://www.journalpioneer.com/index.cfm?sid=250266&sc=123

June 1, 2009 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:

Ignatieff the Expatriate - or Aristocrat?

July 8, 2009 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Less Bread, More Circuses for America

August 10, 2009 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
Are the Russians Still Defending the Pact that Led to the Second World War?

September 11, 2009 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
A Troubled America

September 24, 2009 - [Toronto] Jewish-Tribune:
Name Changes in Montreal Should Work Both Ways

October 19, 2009 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
The End of Communist Rule in Eastern Europe

November 3, 2009 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
The Fall of East Germany: A Retrospective

November 24, 2009 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
Is Canada Really a Paragon of Democracy?

January 25, 2010 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
What's Next for Haiti?

January 27, 2010 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Israel Pitches in With Help for Haiti
 
February 11, 2010 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian


Central Asia Should Not be Ignored

March 2, 2010 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:

Look Around at the De Facto States by "Stealth"

March 9, 2010 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:

Inuit Have Become Self-Ruling Body

April 28, 2010 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
The Perils of Predicting the Future

April 29, 2010 -- [Toronto] Jewish Tribune:

Irredentism: A Potent Form of Nationalism

May 25, 2010 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian
:
New York Women and the U.S. Supreme Court

June 29, 2010 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:

The Troubles to Our South

July 16, 2010 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:

Obama's High Hopes

August 30, 2010 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:

California Dreaming . . . or is it Just a Nightmare
 
October 5, 2010 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:

End of Trudeauism

December 2, 2010 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:

Elections Not Always the Answer for Troubled Countries

December 10, 2010 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region is Really the Sixth “Stan” 

December 23, 2010 - [Toronto] Jewish Tribune :
Nazi Germany Fought Many Different Wars in WW II 

December 27, 2010 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Should Ideology of Human Rights Trump Nationalism?

January 4, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer: 
The Gulf War of 1991 and its Aftermath

January 5, 2011 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
From Mugabe to Mubarak, Many African Dictators Still Reign

January 20, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
A Power Structure Built on Sand  

January 27, 2011 - [Toronto] Jewish Tribune :
Will Islamist Parties Vie for Power in Tunisia?

January 31, 2011 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:

Little Portugal Created a Lusophone World

February 1, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer: 

Is History Repeating Itself?

February 22, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer: 
 
Arab Awakening Arrives in Libya

February 24, 2011 -- [Toronto] Jewish Tribune :  
Portugal's Jewish Diaspora and Its Lessons for Our Times
 
February 24, 2011 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
 
Who Will Replace Today's Middle Eastern Rulers?

February 25, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Gadhafi’s Son Reveals ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ Persona


February 28, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Unable to Avoid Criticism, U.S. Should Do the Right Thing


March 10, 2011 -- [Toronto] Jewish Tribune:
A New Chapter in the Assault on Israel

March 12, 2011 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
The Four Main Types of States on the World Map

March 15, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Is President Obama Playing the Role of Hamlet?


March 19, 2011 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
Gadhafi Should Be Removed Now

March 21, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Gadhafi and His Enablers

March 29, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
The "Chelm" War

March 31, 2011 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
Coalition’s War Aims Remain Confusing

April 4, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Libyan War Becomes an Unnecessary Stalemate

April 18, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Voters Would Welcome Majority

April 19, 2011 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
Should Hawaii Belong to the U.S.? 

April 27, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Aid Group Failed Wartime Jews

May 5, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Swept Away by the "Orange Crush" 

June 9, 2011 -- [Toronto] Jewish Tribune:
The American South Today

June 13, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Canadian Jewish Congress Future Uncertain 

June 17, 2011 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
Is "Arab Spring" Now Stalled? 

June 17, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Uprising Highlights Ethnic, Religious Divisions

June 22, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
No "Arab Spring" in Yemen

June 27, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Libyan War Could Signal NATO's Collapse 

June 30, 2011 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
In the Company of Microstates, P.E.I. Is a Giant  

July 2, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Canada Courts a World Power

July 18, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
The Case for Israel

July 25, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Reshaping the State to Avoid Secession 

August 1, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Hold 'Em or Fold 'Em?
  
August 2, 2011 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
The State that Gets No Respect

August 20, 2011 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
Woodstock and America, Then and Now 

August 22, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Tribal Revenge a Worry in Post-Gadhafi Libya 

August 31, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Three Down, Two to Go? Apparently Not

September 6, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Iran is a Regional Power in the Middle East 

September 8, 2011 -- [Toronto] Jewish Tribune:
The Lasting Impact of the Iran-Iraq War

September 10, 2011 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
Does One Have to Return to British Symbolism to be Conservative 

September 19, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Is Turkey Creating an ‘Ottosphere’ in Middle East?

September 27, 2011 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
Positioning to be Major Player 
also available on the Guardian website 

October 3, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Cyprus Could Be New Flashpoint 

October 18, 2011 -- [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
Locked in Ethnic and Territorial Disputes 

October 21, 2011 -- [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Still Trying to Figure out why  Quebec Chose the NDP

November 16, 2011 – [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian: Reflections on the Demise of the So-Called “King of Kings”

November 22, 2011 - [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
What's to Become of Mideast's Christians?

December 1, 2011 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
A Student Newspaper Best Indicator of Intellectual Vibrancy on Campus

December 5, 2011 - [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:  
Is the Middle East Edging Towards War?

December 9, 2011 - [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:  
Arguing for Real Gender Equality

December 16, 2011 - [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer
Palestinians Are a Nation

December 19, 2011 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
Political Culture More Important than Formal Structures

December 28, 2011 - [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Questioning Civil and Ethnic Nationalism 

January 3, 2012 - [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
Four Divided Cities, Then and Now

January 16, 2012 - [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
To Name Is to Claim

January 17, 2012 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
Can Romney Win the Presidency?

January 21, 2012 - Calgary Herald:
MADD Represents Modern-Day McCarthyism

January 23, 2012 - [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
The Crusade Against Drunk Driving

January 25, 2012 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian

 "Mister One Per Cent" Loses South Carolina Primary

February 17, 2012 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian:
Soviet-Style Disproportion

February 23, 2012 - [Toronto] Jewish Tribune:
A Vanished Ideology: Jewish Communism 1917 - 1956 


March 3, 2012 - [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
A Tale of Two Capitals

March 19, 2012 - [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer:
A Cautionary Tale of Ethnic Nationalism

March 22, 2012 -- [Toronto] Jewish Tribune:
Were We Once the Stepchildren in the Canadian Family?

March 28, 2012 - [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer: 
When Will Afghanistan War End?

March 30, 2012 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian
Who Will Control the 'World Island'? 

April 5, 2012 - [Summerside, PEI] Journal-Pioneer: 
The Dismal History of Tropical Islands
  
April 10, 2012 - [Charlottetown, PEI] Guardian 


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