Pipeline politics have always been the real motive for the war in Afghanistan

The Canadian Peace Alliance, Canada’s largest umbrella peace group, applauds the recent report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives which highlights the politics of pipeline construction in Afghanistan. For years the peace movement has known that the real motives for the invasion of Afghanistan are geopolitical and are about western control of the energy resources of the region.  Continue reading

Manley Commission Off the Mark

Panel Report Brings No Clarity About Canada’s Role In Afghanistan

The Canadian Peace Alliance (CPA), Canada’s largest peace network, says the Independent Panel on Canada’s role in Afghanistan is inadequate in its analysis of the situation in Afghanistan and provides flawed recommendations. The panelists, which represent a very small sector of pro-George Bush Canadians have delivered a pre-ordained document designed to support the Conservative government’s position. Continue reading