Conflicting Accounts of Harjit Sajjan's Role Revive ex-MP's Conflict of Interest Allegations

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The unexpected, fiery political argument over Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan's role during the Afghan war could breathe new life into an old complaint before the conflict-of-interest commissioner.

At least that is what former New Democrat MP Craig Scott is hoping.

An emotional debate was touched off last week when Sajjan, in an April 18 speech in India, described himself as the "architect of Operation Medusa," one of the biggest battles fought by Canadian troops during the Afghan war.