Canadians Support Doing Everything Possible To Evacuate Afghans Who Helped In War, Poll Finds: Tyler Dawson, National Post, Aug. 25, 2021 — Nearly seven in 10 Canadians believe Canada needs to do “everything it can” to relocate Afghans who helped Canada during the war in Afghanistan, according to a new Postmedia-Leger poll. Includes graph: Also check out isranet.org
‘Everyman’ Erin O’Toole Might Yet Win Over Canadians: Konrad Yakabuski, The Globe and Mail, Aug. 27, 2021
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Letters to the Editor: ‘An Utter Tragedy And A Black Eye For Canada’ In Afghanistan: Jonathan Usher, National Post, Aug. 27, 2021 — At last the difference between Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole is clearly shown by O’Toole’s statement, “I would never abandon people like Mr. Trudeau has.”
‘It Isn’t Good Enough’: Advocate Calls For Investigation Into Canada’s Evacuation Efforts In Afghanistan: Christopher Nardi, National Post, Aug. 27, 2021 — An investigation into Canada’s evacuation efforts in Afghanistan is needed, says a critic, as the federal government is attacked for its slow response to the humanitarian crisis which has left thousands of Canadian nationals and Afghan refugees stranded.
Afghanistan: 500,000 Refugees Could Flee The Country This Year, Says UN: Harry Yorke, The Telegraph, Aug. 27, 2021 — Half a million refugees could flee Afghanistan by the end of this year, the United Nations has said, as the UK drew its civilian evacuation to a close. [Canada pledges to admit 20,000 – Ed.]
Dissecting Biden’s Afghan debacle: Derek H. Burney, National Post, Aug. 27, 2021 — Taliban fighters and a Pakistani paramilitary soldier stand guard on their respective sides at a border crossing point between Pakistan and Afghanistan earlier this week.