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The war in Sri Lanka is over but the search for peace continues

Canada has undertaken some welcome diplomatic activism in support of reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka – a critically important follow-up to the long and deadly civil war that ended in May 2009.

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Reconciliation in Afghanistan: At what price?

While the battles of the US-led military surge rage with renewed intensity in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province, off the battlefield, much of the talk and not a few questions focus on the merits reconciliation. Reconciliation in the Afghanistan context refers to … Continue reading

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Towards a two-pronged peace mission in Afghanistan

Canadian churches “encourage Canada to mount a peace mission and to accord it the same level of political energy and commitment, along with requisite material support, as has been accorded the military mission to date.” The Canadian Council of Churches … Continue reading

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