Foreign Policy

Canada in Afghanistan: Overview of Military and Development Activities

Feature by Jay Makarenko || Oct 22, 2010

Canada has played an active role in Afghanistan, from both a military and development perspective, since the United States-led removal of the Taliban regime began in fall 2001. Over the years, Canada’s role in Afghanistan has become a significant issue ― both in Canada’s domestic affairs and vis-à-vis its international relations. Accordingly, this article provides an overview of Canadian military and development activities in Afghanistan between 2001 and 2010.

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Cartoon: Hillary and Obama Beat Up on NAFTA and Canada

Find a political cartoon depicting US Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama taking issue with NAFTA at the expense of Canada.

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Cartoon: Should Canada Stay or Pull out of Afganistan: A Tough Decision for Dion

Find a political cartoon depicting Stéphane Dion being torn between Stephen Harpers desire to keep the Canadian forces in Afghanistan, and Jack Layton's desire to pull the troops out.

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Good Reading - The Unexpected War: Canada in Kandahar

By Harold Jansen on Dec 21, 2007
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Janice Gross Stein and Eugene Lang's book on Afghanistan is a timely contribution to the debate on Canadian foreign and defence policy.

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