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Gerry Caplan | When the United Nations approved a declaration in 2005 that the international community has a Responsibility to Protect the citizens of a nation when its government cannot, expectations were high.
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David J. Climenhaga | Online magazine reports German troops in Afghanistan are in a state of near revolt after three were killed and six injured by an Afghan trooper they were training.
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Federal NDP leader Jack Layton
David J. Climenhaga | The Tories said it must never happen, but the New Yorker reported authoritatively yesterday that "the Obama Administration has entered into direct, secret talks with senior Afghan Taliban leaders."
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Murray Dobbin | Our tragic and pathetic Afghanistan adventure is a dramatic commentary on the state of Canadian politics and democracy.
Podcast
Mordecai Briemberg | The killing of Punjab's governor by one of his own security guards in Islamabad is being called a symptom of a growing fanaticism. Conn Hallinan sees other causes of instability in the country.
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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.
News
The Wikileaks dossier allows us to map where thousands of deaths have occurred in the war, and the evidence points to many failures by the NATO forces and the horrible price Afghanis have paid.
Justin Podur | The Wikileaks dossier allows us to map where thousands of deaths have occurred in the war, and the evidence points to many failures by the NATO forces and the horrible price Afghanis have paid.
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Dave Markland | Recent reports show Afghan insurgents are far from vanquished.
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Dave Markland | A British journalist reveals Karzai's long-awaited peace plan.
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Murray Dobbin | The most ignored aspect of the Speaker's ruling against the Harper government on the issue of the torture of Afghan prisoners, is that no one has commented on the government's basis for stonewalling.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | Tipping points are a matter of opinion. In mine, the Canadian mission in Afghanistan has now tipped over and landed in Somalia in 1993. This was not supposed to happen.
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Dave Markland | Polling conducted for the Canadian military finds surprising levels of declared support for insurgents.