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Nov 27, 2009

Malalai Joya completes cross-Canada book tour

Derrick O'Keefe
Over the past 15 days, Joya has spoken to big crowds in Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg, Toronto, Halifax, Montreal and Ottawa. On Nov. 25 she addressed 1,000 delegates at the OFL convention.
Book Review
Nov 27, 2009

Malalai's story

Malalai Joya and Derrick O'Keefe
In this excerpt from her biography, Malalai Joya describes her life in Afghanistan, the origins of her name and the reluctance she first felt about writing a book.
Columnists
Nov 27, 2009

Long live the leakers

This week's Afghan detainee hearings in Ottawa have been a lesson in how useful some actual information can be.
Photos
Nov 20, 2009

Canada complicit in torture?

rabble staff
Innocent or not, all detainees transferred by Canadians to Afghan prisons were likely tortured by Afghan authorities, says Canadian official. (Photo: Protectthehuman.com)
Columnists
Nov 20, 2009

Our own little Abu Ghraib?

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.
Photos
Nov 12, 2009

A Woman Among Warlords

rabble staff
Known as the "most famous woman in Afghanistan," Malalai Joya returns to Canada to share her new political memoir. (Photo: AfghanKabul)
News
Nov 6, 2009

Part II: Soldiering on? The invisible injuries of war

Krystalline Kraus
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.
News
Oct 29, 2009

Soldiering on? The human cost of war

Krystalline Kraus
With October the deadliest month yet for occupying forces in Afghanistan, a look at the human toll of war, and things our governments will do to hide it from public view.
Photos
Oct 28, 2009

Our man in Kandahar

rabble staff
Today's New York Times reports that Wali Karzai, the Afghan president's brother, has been paid by the CIA for years. Wali is the 'Al Capone of Kandahar,' and has been linked to the drug trade.
Blog
Oct 25, 2009

Afghanistan: the maybe run-off

Dave Markland
Rumours persist that Karzai and his rival will cut a deal to avert a run-off election.
Blog
Oct 20, 2009

Afghan election finalized -- almost

Dave Markland
Officials are ready to announce that Karzai won less than half the vote in the Aug. 20 elections. The Obama administration supports a deal to avert a run-off vote.
Blog
Oct 14, 2009

A soldier writes

Dave Markland
A soldier writes from Afghanistan to say locals embrace the foreign occupiers. But the locals say differently.
Blog
Oct 13, 2009

Nihon wa fantasutikku desu

Dave Markland
Japanese foreign minister states his country will end support for war in Afghanistan.

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