Peacekeeping mission

Don’t send peacekeepers into a mission they can’t complete

The veterans of Afghanistan experienced tragedy without the joyous relief of a victory parade.

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces during an exercise in Kabul, Afghanistan in 2013. Many veterans still bear psychological wounds from their service in Afghanistan, something the Liberal government should keep in mind as it decides which peacekeeping mission it will assign Canadian soldiers to, writes Scott Taylor. Photograph by Sgt. James Funk courtesy of National Defence

By SCOTT TAYLOR

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 12:00 AM

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