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Aug 19, 2009

Rethink Afghanistan (Part 6): Security

The war in Afghanistan is not making Americans or the world safter. It is in fact increasing the likelihood that American civilians will be killed in a future terrorist attack.
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Aug 14, 2009

Is the U.S. funding the Taliban?

Dave Markland
Some U.S. officials push the dubious story that Iran is supporting the Taliban. Observers say the Taliban extort money from aid projects.
Blog
Aug 7, 2009

For fans of CSI

Dave Markland
Professor Marc Herold's findings regarding civilian deaths in Afghanistan are put under a microscope.
Blog
Aug 6, 2009

'You will be targeted'

Dave Markland
U.S. forces threaten to target civilians in eastern Afghanistan.
Blog
Jul 4, 2009

Villagers take up arms against U.S. forces

Dave Markland
The CBC featured the new offensive in Helmand in tones that convey a smooth victory for the occupiers, while a New York Times piece blows away military spin on the war.
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Jul 3, 2009

Afghans want peace not more war

Dave Markland
A recent poll of 3,200 Afghans found a large majority of Afghans want the government to make amends with the Taliban.
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Jul 2, 2009

Putting a face on the war in Afghanistan

rabble staff
Grana, 12, is the sole survivor of a NATO bombing raid in southern Helmand Province, Afghanistan, where the U.S. has begun a massive new offensive. (Photo: http://rawa.org)
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Jul 2, 2009

CIA-trained assassins?

Dave Markland
Allegations that CIA-trained Afghan special forces killed Kandahar police official.
Blog
Jul 1, 2009

Canadian troops at work

Dave Markland
A Canadian Press reporter is along for the ride when Canadians invade a village.
Columnists
May 5, 2009

A peace plank for Ignatieff

A decision by Ignatieff to challenge the Conservative drift toward militarism would do the country -- and the world -- a service, while also making him seem less of an empty vessel.
Columnists
Apr 24, 2009

Afghan politics: Let's be real

Corruption and Islamic authoritarianism are now effectively enshrined in the constitution and the culture of Afghanistan, courtesy of U.S. foreign policy.
Blog
Apr 6, 2009

On Afghanistan: Spare us the hypocrisy

James Laxer
<p>The Bush administration's invasion of Afghanistan had nothing to do with human rights, the rights of women in the family and in the workplace, and the right of girls to attend schools.</p>
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Mar 20, 2009

Conservative government vs. free speech

rabble staff
Three days after allowing the war criminal George W. Bush to enter Canada, Immigration Minister Kenney has barred British MP George Galloway, who is due to speak in Toronto Mar. 30.
Columnists
Mar 11, 2009

The 'mission of folly' continues

As troop numbers are increased and operations expanded in Afghanistan, so are casualities bound to rise in a war that to date has claimed the lives of 112 Canadian soldiers.
Columnists
Mar 5, 2009

Obama's coalition of the unwilling

Public support for the war in Afghanistan in many NATO countries is eroding. Yet in the U.S., there is scant debate about sending more troops, and about the spillover of the war into Pakistan.

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