New Afghan Team, New Afghan Tasks

A major rollover of top staff indicates a new direction for the government's Afghanistan Task Force.

Jeff Davis
Published: Wednesday, 06/24/2009 12:00 am EDT

If Canada's mission in Afghanistan had a brain, it would be the Privy Council Office's Afghanistan Task Force. The primary nexus for Canada's most significant foreign policy project in decades, it is home to a small and elite coterie of civil servants and diplomats who have shaped and moulded Canada's role in the wartorn country since the Manley panel redefined the mission two years ago.

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