More from Lawrence Cannon. The commanding Canadian general takes a slightly different position.
The Canadian general who commands all forces overseas said Thursday in Kandahar City that he was not able to speak to Mr. Colvin’s specific charges because he was not in charge at the time.
“What for me is important is that there is due process,” said Lt.-Gen. Marc Lessard, commander of Canadian forces overseas. “People will testify. You have to deal with the past if things were wrong.”