Feb 20 2009

WorldView: Audacity of Hope on the Home Front

Some promising developments lately on the home front of the Afghanistan conflict:

This week in Toronto, we witnessed an unprecedented Pashtun-community-organized rally against Taliban violence in Pakistan.

On the UBC campus in Vancouver, CASC is now actively recruiting, and organizing events like the screening of “Faith Without Fear“, happening at the Vancouver Planetarium Theatre.

And in Ottawa, an American president who has pledged to send another 17,000 troops to support the international effort against the Taliban is the recipient of much love and admiration, instead of pickets and masked protesters.

Good news, kids.

(For a fuller treatment of this topic, please read my Full Comment at the National Post).
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2 Responses to “WorldView: Audacity of Hope on the Home Front”

  1. Terry Glavinon 20 Feb 2009 at 1:22 pm

    Excellent, Jonathon.

    Every auld miseryguts from Sooke to St. John’s will take this as a kick in the pants.

  2. jnarveyon 20 Feb 2009 at 1:44 pm

    Thank you, Terry. I’m all smiles today.

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