He didn't say it in precisely those words, but it would take a very obtuse person to not realize that allowing ISIS to conquer Syria and Iraq is exactly what Tom Mulcair's latest announcement boils down to:
NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair is highlighting his party’s pacifist roots, saying there is no role whatsoever for Canada’s military in the conflict in Syria and Iraq.
Mulcair made the comments today at a seniors’ home on Montreal’s south shore.
He said the current conflict in Syria and Iraq is the result of the attempted overthrow of a government coupled with the misguided military policies of Western powers — proving, he added, that more bombs are not the answer.
But the NDP leader also dismissed suggestions that Canada’s armed forces could be deployed for a humanitarian mission in the region...
See also an important article by Tarek Fatah: Who is to blame for the drowning of Alan Kurdi?