Politics, Policy

What is Canada doing in Iraq?

In Iraq as in Afghanistan, the military efforts of Canada and the West are alas doomed to fail. Canada’s military leaders know this but their obligatory submission to civilian control prevents them from saying so publicly.

Royal Canadian Air Force members of Air Task Force-Iraq pictured in a training area in Kuwait on March 16, 2015.

Photograph courtesy of Op Impact, DND

By NELSON WISEMAN

PUBLISHED : Monday, May 30, 2016 12:00 AM

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