School of Policy Studies

School of Policy Studies
School of Policy Studies

Vet MPs say future of Afghanistan up to Afghan people, as fragile U.S.-Taliban peace deal in balance

March 9, 2020
The HIll Times - Neil Moss, with commentary by Barbara Martin, Adjunct Professor, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University

'You're ultimately there to set the conditions to allow the Afghans to sort of handle their own internal security challenges and to build that capacity up across all different sides of the house to have long lasting peace,' Conservative MP Alex Ruff says.

As a fragile peace deal hangs in the balance between the U.S. and the Taliban, Canadian federal MPs who are veterans of the mission in Afghanistan say the impact of Canada’s contribution may not yet be measurable, but also say progress was made.

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