Here are some links to media reports that include comments by Steven Staples on the decision to extend Canada’s mission in Afghanistan:
Barbara Yaffe, “Harper gambles on grudging support for ‘non-combat’ role,” Vancouver Sun, 17 November 2010
CTVNews, “Cannon says ‘risk factor’ remains for troops,” CTVNews, 16 November 2010
Bryn Weese, “Training mission receives mixed reaction,” Toronto Sun, 16 November 2010
Carl Meyer, “The new face of Canada’s Afghan mission,” Embassy, 17 November 2010
Interview: CPAC, PrimeTime Politics, 16 November, 2010 (Steve’s segment starts just before the halfway mark of the clip)
Here is the link to watch Steven on CBC’s The National where he joined a panel to discuss, “Afghanistan: Has it been worth it? Click here for Part One. Click here for Part Two (The National, 17 November 2010).