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Canusa Street Episode 11: Shoulder to Shoulder: CAN/USA in Afghanistan

September 28, 2021

Now that the Taliban have recaptured control of the Afghanistan, Canadian and American veterans alike reflect on their years in combat and reckon with the outcome of America's longest war. On this episode of Canusa Street, Chris and Scotty are joined by Col. Charles Hamel of the Canadian Armed Forces and journalist Neil Macdonald of the CBC to discuss the War in Afghanistan, Canada’s role in the conflict, and what the United States’ exit means for U.S.-Canada relations.


Charles Hamel Headshot

Charles Hamel

Colonel (Ret.) with the Canadian Armed Forces
Neil Macdonald Headshot

Neil Macdonald

CBC Correspondent and Columnist

Canada Institute

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