Steven Staples on CBC Radio One’s Alberta at Noon

Steven Staples was interviewed and took questions from callers about the situation in Mali and the hostage crisis in Algeria, on Monday, January 21, on CBC Radio One’s Alberta at Noon.

On Stephen Harper’s commitment to not become directly involved in the conflict in Mali, Staples notes that “contributing very large transport planes…is direct involvement, it is flying into a combat zone, it is transporting light tanks, vehicles, supplies for the French military into Mali, so it is playing a direct role.”

The entire interview can be heard online, and begins approximately 25 minutes into the broadcast.

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