1Sahil Badruddin = "'Why would we embrace a practice that is not transparent, that is not open and, frankly, is rooted in a culture that is anti-women?' That's what the Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, recently said about the niqab, or face-veil. Of course, his opponents are going berserk, accusing him of Islamophobia. But Harper wasn't talking about Islam. He was talking about the tribal culture through which Islam is often interpreted - and distorted. I say more in this video for CBC News. Agree/disagree with me? "