In the best interests of the Afghan people, Canada must be part of vital diplomatic efforts to forge an international consensus on possible conditions for the recognition of, and assistance to, the Taliban.
by Mathieu Potter, NPSIA Masters student and Rideau Institute Progressive Public Policy Intern As conflict in Iraq and Syria captures the bulk of media attention, ongoing instability in Afghanistan has seemingly failed to generate much interest among the Western public. This is perhaps an indication of a broader ‘fatigue’ with Afghanistan’s ongoing and intractable conflict […]
A recent blog post entitled: Future Development Challenges? Afghanistan Remains at the Top of the List, (CIPS, 7 July 2016) by Nipa Banerjee, visiting professor at the University of Ottawa Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and Senior Advisor at the Rideau Institute, disputes the claim made in Maclean’s magazine that the Afghan people […]