Three pieces worth a look:
1) Matthew Fisher: Time for a reality check on Canada’s generosity toward refugees
2) Terry Glavin: What to expect if the U.S.-led coalition wins the war against ISIL’s self-declared caliphate
3) [ The Highs and Lows of U.S. National Security in 2015: A Year-End Review: How “we suck at everything” became the mantra of D.C.
Brain-nibblies for the new year.