Taliban Redux - What’s next for Afghanistan?
A Canadian law enforcement perspective


Morning Brief Overview

This workshop will provide some real life perspective on what the return of the Taliban means to Afghanistan
and its people.

  • Describe the mandate of the Canadian Police Mission
  • Challenges of training civilian police officers in a military environment
  • Understanding the tribal nature of the country and how it affects the allegiance and retention of those who serve in the Afghan Security Forces
  • The elimination of women’s rights and the education of girls
  • Afghanistan will become destabilized and will once again become an epicenter for terrorist training for groups like Al-Qaeda


Topic Relevance

  • The speaker served in Afghanistan and the Deputy Canadian Police Commander in 2011-2012 and he will provide some perspective on the current situation currently unfolding in that country.



  • This workshop will take place virtually.



William Malone

In 1988 he joined the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and served in the provinces of New Brunswick, Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador before retiring in January of 2015. He worked in the areas of General Detachment, Drug Enforcement, Proceeds of Crime, Organized Crime, National Security, Counterterrorism, Anti-Corruption and International Peacekeeping. He has represented Canada as a law enforcement expert with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the Asia Pacific Group (APG), the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) and the World Bank (WB). He has worked with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime as an anti-money laundering / financial crime expert to help mentor, advise and train law enforcement, financial regulators and judicial authorities in several Southern African countries (Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania and Madagascar) to combat wildlife crime, money laundering and terrorist financing.

Mr. Malone currently works for Verafin Inc., a financial crime software analytics company based in St. John’s, Newfoundland as an Anti-money Laundering / Financial Crime Industry Expert.

He is the author of “Cops in Kabul – A Newfoundland Peacekeeper in Afghanistan” (Published by Flanker Press 2018) which chronicles his 2011-2012 tour of duty in Afghanistan as part of the Canadian Police training mission.



Morning Brief Registration


September 22, 2021                                             Delivery Mode: Online                                   


9:00 - 10:00                                                            Fee $10.00                                                                                                                    





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