Monthly Archives: January 2007

‘Retribution’ or enlightened statecraft?

(January 23, 2007) – THE CANADIAN PRESS reports that Defence Minister Gordon O’Connor framed Canada’s aggressive war to conquer Afghanistan in tribal biblical terms of “retribution” for killing Canadians. O’Connor’s language is more in keeping with clan or gang blood revenge than the words of modern enlightened statecraft. Continue reading

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