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Photos: Say No to Extending the War in Afghanistan information picket and leafletting | Nov 21 2010 | John Bonnar | See John Bonnar's photos from Saturday's information picket and leafletting action in Toronto organized by the Toronto Coalition to Stop the War.
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Why Canadians keep falling for the Afghan scam: we want to believe | Nov 21 2010 | David J. Climenhaga | Canadians have reached that moment in a confidence trick when the mark begins to suspect something is amiss.
Activism Communique: The war in Afganistan, demand -- Don't Extend It. End It! | Nov 17 2010 | Krystalline Kraus | On Nov. 18, Call your MP and the Party Leaders and demand.... Don't Extend It. End It.
On Afghanistan: Harper's casual betrayal of Canadians | Nov 15 2010 | James Laxer | Far away from home, while Parliament is not sitting, the Prime Minister of Canada announces that Canada's military mission in Afghanistan will be extended beyond July 2011.
On Afghanistan: How about a little reality from the opposition parties? | Nov 15 2010 | James Laxer | Political leaders, especially members of the opposition, should address the hard realities of the conflict we have been engaged in when they speak in Parliament this week.
Canadian Peace Alliance opposes Canadian troops in Afghanistan beyond 2011 | Nov 12 2010 | John Bonnar | The Canadian Peace Alliance, Canada's largest peace network, condemned the announcement that as many as 1000 Canadian soldiers will remain in Afghanistan beyond 2011.
Harper's flip-flop on Afghanistan | Nov 12 2010 | Murray Dobbin | We should have known it was too good to be true. Harper's many, many repetitions of his government's commitment to get all the troops out by July 2011 are well known.
Today: A tool of propaganda | Nov 11 2010 | Sharon Fraser | How can people say -- and seem to really believe -- that war is not romanticized, sentimentalized, glorified? Remembrance Day has now become Remembrance Week.
Fighting the last peace: Examining our prime minister’s 'Afghaniscam' through the lens of history | Nov 11 2010 | David J. Climenhaga | Canada's role in Afghanistan will continue to be presented to us through the deceptive and distorting lens of World War II.
From Congo to Guantanamo: Omar Khadr, the invisible child soldier.
From Congo to Guantanamo: Omar Khadr, the invisible child soldier | Nov 10 2010 | Monia Mazigh | My daughter is being taught about child soldiers from places like Chad, Congo, Sudan and Yemen, and nothing about the horrors faced by a Canadian teen in Afghanistan and Cuba.
#113 - Phyllis Bennis on Canada, the Middle East, and peace | Nov 9 2010 | Meagan Perry | A feature interview with Phyllis Bennis, an activist and academic who focuses on foreign policy issues, especially when it comes to the Middle East and the United Nations.
Liberal-Conservative coalition strikes again: Hundreds of troops to stay in Afghanistan post-2011 | Nov 8 2010 | Derrick O'Keefe | In reality, what MacKay said in Halifax wasn't really news. Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff announced the 'training mission' policy back in June.

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No more war: Don't extend it, end it
In the midst of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and “opposition leader” Michael Ignatieff want to extend the war in Afghanistan for the third time.

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