“Canada’s New and Dangerous Mission in Afghanistan,” Policy Options, March 2006

“Canada’s New and Dangerous Mission in Afghanistan,” Policy Options, March 2006

 

After spending a rather dangerous December in Kandahar, I returned to a country that was trying to come to grips with the novelty of sustained suicide attacks directed against the Canadian effort in Kandahar. The elected government and the bureaucracy had not fully explained or reminded Canadians why were there in the first place. So I did.

 

Originally Published in Policy Options.