December 4, 2010

We Can't Bribe Our Way to Peace

Margaret Wente, Globe and Mail

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The real bombshell for Canada in the latest round of the WikiLeaks affair is not that our ambassador to Afghanistan said Hamid Karzai makes his blood boil. There’s nothing outrageous about that; the Afghan President makes everyone’s blood boil. No, the bombshell is that our good friend Mr. Karzai doesn’t value Canada’s help very much.

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