Canadian peacekeepers have been ‘lucky,’ says Conservative James Bezan, pointing to a January attack on another UN base.
Two Griffon helicopters fly over Mali on Oct. 10. The Griffons are used as armed escorts for larger Chinook helicopters that have performed eight medical evacuations since August. Photograph courtesy of the Department of National Defence/Ken Beliwicz
Despite being a part of what’s known to be the United Nations’ most dangerous peacekeeping mission, the Canadian peacekeeping force in Mali has never been under hostile attack, say the mission’s former and current Canadian commanders.
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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.