MLI Munk Senior Fellow and Director of MLI's Foreign Policy Program, Shuvaloy Majumdar, hosted a panel discussion with some of Canada's most experienced experts to make sense of the situation in Afghanistan and what Canada should do to secure our interests and contribute meaningfully to humanitarian relief in the country.


  • Richard Fadden, former National Security Adviser to the Prime Minister; former Director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service; former Deputy Minister of National Defence
  • John Manley, 8th Deputy Prime Minister of Canada; former Minister of Finance; former Minister of Foreign Affairs; former Minister of Industry
  • Chris Alexander, former Canadian Ambassador to Afghanistan; former UN deputy special representative of the secretary-general for Afghanistan; former Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
  • Shuvaloy Majumdar, Director and Munk Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Program, Macdonald-Laurier Institute