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Rialism These are just too extreme points of view for me to acceptThe trouble is after igesting the book I can see a thread of truth that runs through their arguments The current government of Stephen Harper seems all too ready to take on new military missions than previous governments would have rejected and the foreign policies of the US government have in recent years caused problems than they have solved The Harper government seems to have an increasingly harsh right wing conservative Billy Bragg driven view of the world whichoes not sit comfortably with many Canadians Maybe the Polly Prices Totally Secret Diary dissent voiced by these political science academics needs to be heard considered and those of their arguments which are reasoned sifted out from the extremes to inform public opinion It may indeed be that the country is slowly slidingown a slippery slope in angerous times Well researched and logical arguments that I couldn t agree with because of the over arching socialist rhetoric There are a numerous points that I fully agreed with and the initial chapters on the background of the Afghanistan campaign are pretty good but in the end the conclusion I am left with is what a isservice we have have The Majors Daughter done to the soldiers on the ground and the legacy of the mission through a lack of transparency and clearirection from the highest levels of government Miss Shumway Waves a Wand down through the military and foreign affairs hierarchie. An to provide context for Canadian foreign policy to offer critical perspectives on the war itself and to link the conflict to broader issues of political economy international relations and Canada's role on the world stage Spanning academic and publicebates Empire's Ally opens a new line of argument on why the mission has entered a stage of cris.
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For some time I have been interested in reading everything possible about Canada s experience in Afghanistan And so when I found a reference to Empire s Ally Canada and the War in Afghanistan by Jerome Klassen and Greg Albo I was keen to get a copy When I finally The Touch did read it however I had to stand back and take some time toigest it I had hoped this book would give further insight into the military operations which are still unclear from the limited memoirs and journalist reports available Empire s Ally however On His Majestys Service does noto this Instead it is a collection of essays by various contributors presenting an analysis at a policy level of why Canada sent military forces to Afghanistan as told from a political science perspective What is Different Class difficult for me is that many of these contributors present an extreme left wing socialist viewpoint which I was unprepared forHow to rate this book I have to admit I was put off by the critical arguments made by the contributors who are nooubt respected academics in their fields of expertise I had forgotten that Canada s missions in Afghanistan had been opposed by many Canadians and these contributors make good points of why they were among this opposition I found it The Essential Good Food Guide distressing however that their arguments are so critical that they seemed skewed towards a one side polemic of the issue I would have like to have seen a balanced perspective if such. The war in Afghanistan has been a major policy commitment and central undertaking of the Canadian state since 2001 Canada has been a leading force in the war and has spent hundreds of millions ofollars on aid and reconstruction After a Textbook of Wisdom decade of conflict however there is considerableebate about the efficacy of the mission as well as calls to re.
Were possible The arguments made are entirely negative Surely there was some positive value to the missions and surely some of the senior politicians government officials and military officers simply wanted to bring a better life to Afghans I would have hoped this was the case given the fact that Canadians in general want to make the world a better place when they can In this regard Greg Albo s criticism of the Kandahar Provincial Reconstruction Team is a harsh one sided view when he states that military objectives In Defence of Dogs dominate the PRT thatevelopment is subordinated to military strategy and that both are esigned to stabilize capitalist evelopment in Afghanistan The authors arguments are based on a selected record of actual events It was true that American foreign policies and military strategy was The City in Mind driven by the neocons in power like Donald Rumsfeld Dick Cheney and Paul Wolfowitz But I can t believe that this carried Canadian policies to the extreme that the editors take it such as when theyeclare that the Afghan war was an opening for the Canadian state to Revenge (The Red Ledger develop a set of military and securityoctrines that would match and support the internationalization of Canadian corporate investment Or that Canadian foreign policy is embedded in the economic and political agenda of a omestic capitalist class that advances a particular set of interests through an alliance with US impe. Assess Canada's role in the conflict An authoritative and strongly analytical work Empire's Ally provides a much needed critical investigation into one of the most polarizing events of our timeThis collection raws on new primary evidence including government ocuments think tank and NGO reports international media files and interviews in Afghanist.