Archive | September, 2009

New Book: Afghanistan and Canada: Is there an Alternative to War?

Afghanistan and Canada: Is there an Alternative to War? Lucia Kowaluk and Steven Staples, editors Contributions by Tariq Ali, Peggy Mason, Walter Dorn, Stephen Cornish, Murray Dobbin, Linda McQuaig, and others Dear supporters, I am very pleased to tell you that a new book is available that examines positive alternatives to the terrible war […]

Ottawa Book Launch: AFGHANISTAN and CANADA

B O O K  L A U N C H AFGHANISTAN and CANADA Is There an Alternative to War? Canada’s role, impact, and alternatives in the Afghan conflict Friday, October 2, 2009 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Special remarks by: Peggy Mason, former UN Ambassador for Disarmament and Stephen Cornish, Care Canada With editors Lucia Kowaluk […]

An Appeal from Afghanistan

The following is a letter written by a development worker currently posted to Afghanistan. was sent this letter and has chosen to post it to share with our supporters an in depth look at the challenges faced by women in Afghanistan. (more…)

Old men die in their beds…

Brigadier-General Jonathan Vance criticized Senator Colin Kenny’s call for a retreat from Afghanistan because the Senator is lowering the morale of the soldiers. From The Globe and Mail Sept 18, 2009: “The thousands of young, clear, determined eyes that remain wide open here in Kandahar are working hard every day to protect and stabilize the […]