Posts Tagged ‘afghanistan’
Brig. General Jonathan Vance @ Queen’s U
Brig. General Jonathan Vance @ Queen’s U

I had a great opportunity to hear Brigadier-General Jonathan Vance speak yesterday via the School of Policy Studies (the folks who inhabit the bottom four floors of Robert Sutherland).  Given the nature of campus activism among under-graduates and media flamers in regards to the often touchy topic of Afghanistan and Canada, the talk was advertised […]

Weekend Update

I’m currently munching my way through a multiculturalism planning paper so I’m a bit empty headed regarding posting concerns but I think I might post the paper when I’m finished as it is not very long and reads more as a narrative story rather than an essay. Some interesting things from this week: The Canadian […]

2009 Worst Country in the World?

Don’t worry, the Economist Intelligence Unit is on the case.  Personally, I would nominate Somalia as possibly the worse place in the world to be at the moment (and that’s probably not going to change in the next few months)….although Iceland did go bankrupt this year…. Previous winners include Afghanistan and Turkmenistan. The only prize […]

CF Videos
Exit, stage right
Pass the Peacekeeping, Please
Voice from Afghanistan
Should we be in Afghanistan? III
Should we be in Afghanistan? II
Should we be in Afghanistan?
Huo er guo si
Apparently I support murderers….

This is what I was accused of today for stating that I support ISAF involvement in Afghanistan….don’t worry, I’m just as confused as you probably will be. I want to see you explain to your grandchildren why you not only stood by and did nothing while innocents were tortured and murdered, but you actually supported […]

Weekend Warriors

From the organization which brought you four dead Canadians in Afghanistan. Best part is, you only serve two weekends a month…. A National Guard F-16 fighter jet on a nighttime training mission strafed an elementary school with 25 rounds of ammunition, authorities said Thursday. No one was injured. Alright…is it just me, or does anyone […]

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