Steve Madely of CFRA interviews Chris Wattie author of Contact Charlie on the Canadian involvement in Afghanistan. Many feel this is simply the best book written on the allied war there.
“Canadians are good fighters but their politicians are weak” From intel officer within Afghanistan. Very accurate observation.
Chris speaks eloquently about Taliban mentality and tactics. This is revealing of the mind set of terrorists. Putting women children and the odd man in sea shipping containers who wouldn’t obey draconian Islamic rule for a few days and anyone left alive after that would feel a grenade going off within the container.
The most dangerous occupation in Afghanistan then and now is … Teacher.
Pay special attention to what comes after Steve’s question ‘I want to talk to you a bit about the Taliban’ for a great description of how Taliban and indeed Islamics operate.