Embassy Video: Afghanistan: Outside the Wire- End Game

Afghanistan: Outside The Wire - End Game was produced by Embassy columnist and Esprit de Corps publisher Scott Taylor and his team. It was broadcast on CPAC in March. It focuses on the Canadian government’s work in Afghanistan and the country’s future as the international military presence diminishes.

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July 23, 2014