MAWO Seminar: Canada in Afghanistan: A Balance Sheet of 12 Years of War and Occupation

Monday, May 19, 2014 - 04:00

MOBILIZATION AGAINST WAR & OCCUPATION SPRING SEMINAR 2014

>> Canada in Afghanistan: A Balance Sheet of 12 Years of War & Occupation

PART II: Canada in Afghanistan: War and Occupation, War and Occupation and War and Occupation

Please join MAWO for part two of this three-part seminar, “Canada in Afghanistan: War and Occupation, War and Occupation and War and Occupation” where we will discuss the role of Canada in Afghanistan. This will shine a light on all of the scandals and the criminal and brutal slaughter of tens of thousands of innocent Afghans by direct military action or by drones. As well, people want to know why the government of Canada has spent and wasted billions of dollars on imposing war and occupation on the people of Afghanistan in collaboration with the US, UK and NATO military forces. Why did General Hillier, then as the Chief of Defence Staff, say in reference to the Afghan resistance that they are "detestable murderers and scumbags” and "we're not the public service of Canada. We're not just another department. We are the Canadian Forces, and our job is to be able to kill people."
The first part of this seminar “September 11, 2001, War on Terror and the Role of Canada in the New Era of War and Occupation” on April 23rd discussed the roots of the imperialist war drive in Afghanistan.

Speaker, NITA PALMER, is the author of the book “War and Occupation in Afghanistan: Which Way Forward?” (Battle of Ideas Press, 2010, ISBN 978-0-9864716-0-5)

WEDNESDAY May 7
7pm
Joe's Cafe [In Large North Hall]
1150 Commercial Dr. at William St

** REGISTRATION **
>> Reminder – Those registered for the full seminar will receive their free copy of “War and Occupation in Afghanistan: Which Way Forward?” signed by the author Nita Palmer at the third part. >> All other seminar participants can purchase “War and Occupation in Afghanistan: Which Way Forward?” for the half price at the seminar.

Please register for free to secure your seat at:
http://www.123contactform.com/form-934689/Mobilization-Against-War-Occupation-Seminar

See the poster at: http://mawovancouver.org/materials/posters/140423-0520-MAWO-Afghanistan-Seminar.pdf
Join the facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1499787736911575
*** Mark your calendars for the final part in the seminar! ***

PART III: What Has Been Achieved? Afghanistan in Perspective...

TUESDAY May 20
7pm
Joe's Cafe [In Large North Hall]
1150 Commercial Dr. at William St
Part three will look at the many myths of progress, from democracy to woman's rights, to civil society and infrastructure.

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