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Harper skims lightly over hardest truths on Afghanistan

The Prime Minister is right to recognize the human sacrifice and good works in Afghanistan. But that's a far cry from having the political permission to stay as long as necessary to do what may not be possible.

Who can argue when Stephen Harper says Canada is doing a lot for Afghanistan? A mission now costing a fortune in blood and money is making that country marginally safer, more stable, and modern.

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Harper skims lightly over hardest truths on Afghanistan

The Prime Minister is right to recognize the human sacrifice and good works in Afghanistan. But that's a far cry from having the political permission to stay as long as necessary to do what may not be possible.

Who can argue when Stephen Harper says Canada is doing a lot for Afghanistan? A mission now costing a fortune in blood and money is making that country marginally safer, more stable, and modern.

  

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Thursday, August 28, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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