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Dave Markland | Polling conducted for the Canadian military finds surprising levels of declared support for insurgents.
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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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Sean Mullen | The U.S. military, with the tacit approval of the highest levels of governments, is conducting an intensive bombing campaign in areas purported to be under Taliban control.
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Dave Markland | The New York Times reports that the Taliban are capitalizing on the population's disdain for NATO troops.
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Dave Markland | Thousands of Afghans protesting U.S. troops were fired on by security forces, killing eight. Many say U.S. troops did the shooting.
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Dave Markland | Despite the ongoing troop surge officials say the Taliban have the momentum while the Afghan army makes success impossible.
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Dave Markland | A Washinton Post dispatch reveals local preference for Taliban-appointed administrators over those of the corrupt Karzai government.
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Marc Gionet | The narrow scope in which the issue of Afghan detainees is being examined tends to mitigate the original circumstances that laid the foundation for these abuses to take place.
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Pierre Beaudet | Le cafouillage des élections en Afghanistan est maintenant connu depuis la « découverte » de la fraude observée par la Commission de supervision internationale.
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James Laxer | While efforts have been made by the Harper government to convince us that the war in Afghanistan is our first line of defence against terrorism directed at us, Canadians just don't believe this.
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Dave Markland | American forces in Afghanistan recently raided a Swedish NGO-run hospital.
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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.