Canada gains nothing from bombing Iraq or training Kurds

Canada has no say in the ultimate outcome and no responsibility for the current chaos.

US Army Photo: Spc. William Marlow
Iraqi soldiers at Camp Taji, Iraq, Nov. 18, 2015.
Scott Taylor
Published: Wednesday, 01/27/2016 12:00 am EST

Emotions in Canada are certainly running high in the wake of two recent terrorist attacks—the first in Jakarta, Indonesia, the second in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso—which left a total of seven Canadian citizens dead.

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