Opinion

Before new mission, probe why we failed so miserably in Afghanistan

After years of blood spilled and money spent, the Taliban still controls, influences, or is contesting an estimated one-third of the country.

The last Canadian troops involved in the NATO military training mission board a United States Chinook helicopter on March 12, 2014 in Kabul, Afghanistan. DND photograph courtesy of Patrick Blanchard

By SCOTT TAYLOR

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 12:00 AM

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