Without deeper involvement in the country, Canada's taxpayer-funded financial contributions to Afghanistan could continue to be embezzled or wasted.
Afghan National Police recruits are given weapons training using AK-47 machine guns as part of their basic policing training at the Regional Training Centre in Kandahar.
Photograph by Sergeant Matthew McGregor, courtesy of Canadian Forces Combat Camera
Allegations have surfaced that aid funds intended to help Afghan children return to school were embezzled, pointing to large-scale corruption inside the country’s education department.
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David MacNaughton 'made it a priority' to understand who the key U.S. influencers were and which Canadian would be best to deliver the message, says former PMO Canada-U.S. war room staffer Diamond Isinger.
'The evidence showed there were many ways in which Mr. Trudeau, either directly or through the actions of those under his direction, sought to influence the Attorney General,' the commissioner's report says.