For those of you who may be following the issue of detainee abuse of prisoners of war in Canada (or any other country than America), I have an editorial piece with Dr. Grant Dawson (Deuputy Director of the David Davies Memorial Institute at Aberystwyth) in the Ottawa Citizen today.

A quick summary is that two different detainee scandles (one in the aftermath of the Somalia Intervention in the 1990s and the current Afghan one) are being confused. Where as the “Somalia Inquiry” was used to shield the government from responsibility and criticism, an Afghan inquiry might actually hold the government accountable.

The issue was the subject of my second blog post here.

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