The truly sickening part about Canada's role in turning Afghan detainees over for torture is that it provides one more proof that the war on terror has become the chief incubator of terror, post-9/11.
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Protesters greeted a NATO meeting in Edinburgh as polls reveal widespread anti-war feeling in the U.K.
In Afghanistan, the U.S. government is putting the wrong brand on a war. It is the third time that the U.S. has done this since the early 1960s.
Remembrance Day this week looked a lot like an exercise in rebranding -- by the Canadian military, for its purposes and the Harper government for its own.
Known as the "most famous woman in Afghanistan," Malalai Joya returns to Canada to share her new political memoir. (Photo: AfghanKabul)
Noam Chomsky comments on Afghan MP Malalai Joya's incredible bravery.
Afghan journalists interview locals in Helmand and find no love for British occupation forces.
Several recent incidents have resulted in foreign troops killing Afghan civilians.
After yesterday's tragic events in Fort Hood, Texas, issues of mental health and the armed forces are in the spotlight. A serious look into these issues is warranted in Canada too.
Were it not so tragic the whole situation would be comic. The most powerful Empire in the history of the world has, from the start, been as dumb as a bag of hammers.