"At a certain point when you're being held hostage, you don't have power to do anything. The only power you have is to listen to your captors and do what they ask you to do."
As Ottawa mulls bombing Syria, the legal case for intervention is basically: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.
Ottawa is exporting less military aid overall, but upping shipments to India, Egypt, Tunisia, as well as other non-NATO allies with questionable moral records.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today we talk about Libya's deepening political crisis and the deaths of dozens of pilot whales off New Zealand's coast.
This week in our news roundup, Libyan soldiers and militias battle for Benghazi, and tensions heighten between Israelis and Palestinians in Jerusalem.
An extract from Patrick Cockburn's new book, The Jihadis Return: Isis and the New Sunni Uprising.
And ended up almost starving to death as soldiers killed civilians outside my front door.
This weekend, an Italian man was jailed for being too good at sex.
Libya has been plagued with violence since the 2011 revolution.
Ali Zeidan is gone – and chaos has taken his place.
I gave one of the migrants a disposable camera to take inside the old gym on the Sicilian coast.
Said Ben Suleiman's brigade – and some lions, camels and spider monkeys – are on the frontline of Europe's immigration crisis.
Meeting the son of Abu Anas al-Libi, who was abducted in Libya this week.
Russia want to use the Olympics to spy on everyone, but you were too drunk to notice.
If they're not allowed to kill Saif Gaddafi in public, they might tear down the government.
Matthew VanDyke took up arms to join the revolt against Gaddafi.
The country continues to self-destruct in the wake of Gaddafi's ousting.
Over the past couple of weeks 2,000 prisoners, including "hundreds of terrorists", have escaped from prisons in Iraq, Libya and Pakistan.
One of Britain's most wanted fugitives was arrested this weekend, but you were probably too drunk to notice.
They don't want Gaddafi's mates getting back into power.
Where grenades and Kalashnikovs are sold next to herbs and counterfeit t-shirts.
On the scene at the first attack in Tripoli since Gaddafi fell.
Azeddine Madani was slung into Tripoli's political prison for trying to kill the toppled dictator.
Which is what you get for trying to enter the country without a visa, especially when there's a war on.