Tag Archives: Steve Staples

Is the West capable of fixing Afghanistan?

   The highly-controversial election in Afghanistan has added to concerns that the international mission in that country is doomed to failure. It is indicative of the fact that, despite the perceived power of the United States, it has been unable to ensure that Afghanistan’s reconstruction is moving in the right direction. Key to any effective democratic […]

What to do about Canada's space capabilities

I contributed to this report that appears in today’s Hill Times, an influential Ottawa newspaper. You can download the entire Aerospace supplement. THE HILL TIMES, MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 2008 POLICY BRIEFING – AEROSPACE Committee report should push for trade exemptions, more in-service contracts in Canada, say critics (more…)