Detainee Issue Seen as Eclipsing Whole Afghan Mission Debate

Omar Samad and Deepak Obhrai are worried concern over Afghan prisoners is distracting from a wider debate on Canada's future in Afghanistan, but opposition MPs say it's part-and-parcel of the whole mission.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 02/06/2008 12:00 am EST

Afghan Ambassador Omar Samad is worried the ongoing Parliamentary furore over the treatment of Afghan detainees is overshadowing the debate over Canada's future role in the country.

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