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'Ask Afghans what would help them, don't ask Karzai' | Dec 8 2010 | John Riddell | An interview about Canada's role in Afghanistan with the co-founder of the Afghanistan-Canadian Research Group and a researcher at the York Centre for International and Security Studies.
An American Chinook helicopter crewman looks out over the border region between Afghanistan and Pakistan in 2008, where the heaviest fighting occurred at that time. NATO forces have little presence in areas between major bases. Photo: Graham Lavery
Afghanistan and Canada: The 'disconnect' on both sides of the wire | Dec 3 2010 | Graham Lavery in Kandahar | I sensed little in terms of a common goal, a unity of effort, or even recognition of the context within which vested interests work and the effects that are bound to change Afghan culture forever.
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Can NATO, the Holy Roman Empire of our era, survive until 2025? | Dec 2 2010 | David J. Climenhaga | NATO's problem in 2010 is not unlike that of the Holy Roman Empire in the 1500s. Seemingly powerful, seemingly everywhere, few believe the theoretical justification for its existence.
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You Don't Like The Truth: 4 days inside Guantánamo | Dec 1 2010 | Jane Williams | This award-winning documentary is based on seven hours of video footage from the interrogation of Omar Khadr in Guantánamo Bay, recently declassified by the Canadian courts.
George Galloway thanks supporters of ban-breaking Canadian speaking tour | Nov 29 2010 | rabbleTV | From Nov. 16 to 27 George Galloway embarked on a 12-city Canadian speaking tour. This weekend he thanked his hosts and supporters.
AW@L Radio - 2010-11-26 - Blatchford and Ezra, Sitting in a Tree, and a victory for NOII! | Nov 27 2010 | AW@L Radio, Dan Kellar | AW@L Radio - 2010-11-26 - Blatchford and Ezra, Sitting in a Tree, and a victory for NOII!
Canada enlists in America's permanent war for peace | Nov 26 2010 | Gerry Caplan | American and NATO troops, including Canadians, will pull out of Afghanistan in 2014 at the latest, unless they don't.
Monsanto gets bigger and no end to the war in Afghanistan | Nov 25 2010 | Ashley Titterton, Michael Welch, Mitch Podolak | Alert! Radio #166 - Interviews with Lucy Sharratt, Richard Sanders and Roland Penner. Headlines, Around the Left in 7 Days and Music is the Weapon.
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Not Rex: Afghanistan forever | Nov 25 2010 | Humberto DaSilva | Stephen Harper hath decreed: Canadian troops will remain in Afghanistan until at least 2014.
Child soldiers: The other Taliban and Al-Qaeda militants | Nov 25 2010 | Alheli Picazo | Militants throughout Afghanistan and Pakistan are recruiting child soldiers at record pace -- It’s time for NATO to adhere to the UN Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Harper-Rae coalition goes back to Afghanistan's future | Nov 23 2010 | Gerry Caplan | Stephen Harper and Bob Rae have bonded over their shared determination that Canada keep a significant presence in Afghanistan.
Canada extends the mission in Afghanistan - again | Nov 22 2010 | John Bonnar | "It's against a clear majority of Canadians and Afghans that want the occupation to end," says Peter Hogarth of the Toronto Coalition to Stop the War.

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The Afghan People Will Win #27 NDPP said... Why I Refused to Return to Fight in Afghanistan's Brutal Occupation - by Joe Glenton http://presstv...
The Silver Snoopy is a special Cheap True Religion honor Freedom 55 said... When's the next census? I know what my new religion is. in
american soldiers show the world Ken Burch said... Those idiots have also given the Taliban a GREAT recruiting film with this.  Nothing like the...
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The Foreign Policy Elephant Aristotleded24 said... With the NDP now the government-in-waiting, NDP foreign policy is going to be that much more...
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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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