How many times…? More than 50 years ago this question was asked in a song by the Kingston Trio.
Today, 50 years later, we are still asking, as a Canadian soldier had died in a faraway place.
In 1945 the world decided there should never be another war.
Since then our friendly neighbour to the south, the self-proclaimed apostle of peace, is actively involved in military confrontations (too numerous to mention) as the change is in name only. No more war, it is called a mission now.
The lyrics of another song from that memorable decade comes to mind: “When will they ever learn?”