Afghanistan: Mission not accomplished

Despite Western leaders’ back-patting, the whole war was really a pointless waste of lives.

PMO Photo
Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks to Canadian troops on May 30, 2011, before Canada’s combat mission in Afghanistan ended. The country no longer represents a “geostrategic risk to the world [and] is no longer a source of global terrorism,” he said.
Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 03/19/2014 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 03/19/2014 6:26 pm EDT

 

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to Embassy

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to Embassy online.


Quick purchase

Purchase this week's edition of Embassy in electronic format (PDF) for $4.00


Sign up for a free trial

For access to the website.



This Week's Issue
policy briefings