war in afghanistan

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Apr 5, 2010

Who are we fighting for? The Corleones of Kandahar

Derrick O'Keefe
Given that NATO is preparing a massive military offensive in Kandahar described as the "fulcrum" of the entire war, the allegations against Wali Karzai should be on frontpages across Canada.
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Apr 2, 2010

Harper's militarism and Canadian jingoism

Murray Dobbin
There was a flurry of news stories last week about an open letter calling on the university president, Vianne Timmons, to reverse her decision to participate in something called "Project Hero."
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Mar 19, 2010

A corrupt political elite

Murray Dobbin
It's difficult to avoid the conclusion that our entire political elite is ethically challenged. The most notable example is the reaction of that elite to the Afghan torture scandal.
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Mar 15, 2010

German forces now ordering airstrikes

Dave Markland
Der Spiegel reports that German forces are no longer restricted to ground operations and have begun ordering air strikes and drone attacks from the U.S. arsenal.
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Mar 15, 2010

NATO massacre covered up

Dave Markland
Recent reports reveal that NATO has covered up a special forces massacre in Afghanistan -- and it's not the first time.
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Mar 1, 2010

Deadly game of war continues in Afghanistan

Derrick O'Keefe
The Olympic Games ended as they began for the people of Afghanistan: timed perfectly with NATO's use of deadly violence. Nine more civilians were killed as festivites closed in Vancouver.

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