Teachers are the answer in Afghanistan

As we steadily inch closer to the announced July 2011 pull-out date for our combat forces in Afghanistan, the pressure is mounting for Canada to re-visit that decision.

DND Photo: Sgt. Dennis Power
Children in a school in Sperwan Ghar near Kandahar in January 2007.
Scott Taylor
Published: Wednesday, 06/09/2010 12:00 am EDT

As we steadily inch closer to the announced July 2011 pull-out date for our combat forces in Afghanistan, the pressure is mounting for Canada to re-visit that decision. Our NATO allies—in particular the United States—are anxious to keep as many flags as possible on their coalition organization charts.

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