It seems everybody (except the Liberals) thinks sending Canadian peacekeeping troops to Mali is a blood-bath waiting to happen.
Ostensibly a peacekeeping mission, Mali is a war zone where there’s no peace to keep.
Since 2013, more than 160 UN peacekeepers have been killed and the number creeps upward on a weekly basis.
The only viable options are to either stay the hell out or declare all-out war on the various gangsters, thugs and terrorists who inhabit Mali.
But alas, the Trudeau Liberals are resisting criticism of this foolhardy mission from both left and right, so it is that Canadian soldiers will be Mali-bound come summertime.
There is a Plan B that involves the cosmic coincidence that about 250 "Canadians" are suspected of travelling overseas to engage in terrorist activity — which is the exact number of troops the Liberals want to send to Mali...