Critics scoffed in 2006 when then-NDP leader Jack Layton said we should try negotiating with the Taliban. Thirteen years later, that’s exactly what the Americans are doing.
‘We believe that a comprehensive peace process has to bring all combatants to the table,’ said Jack Layton in 2006 of the conflict in Afghanistan, while he was NDP leader. He’s pictured here in 2011. The Hill Times file photograph
OTTAWA—Way back in 2006, when Canadian soldiers suddenly found themselves engaged in combat in Afghanistan with a resurgent Taliban, former NDP leader Jack Layton questioned why we wouldn’t try to negotiate with this resistance force.
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