Dave Markland

Dave Markland lives in Vancouver where he organizes with Stopwar.ca and regularly blogs for rabble.ca.

Dave Markland
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Oct 25, 2009

Afghanistan: the maybe run-off

Dave Markland
Rumours persist that Karzai and his rival will cut a deal to avert a run-off election.
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Oct 20, 2009

Afghan election finalized -- almost

Dave Markland
Officials are ready to announce that Karzai won less than half the vote in the Aug. 20 elections. The Obama administration supports a deal to avert a run-off vote.
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Oct 18, 2009

Canadians in the quagmire

Dave Markland
A pair of dispatches show low morale among Canadian troops and conflict with their Afghan counterparts.
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Oct 14, 2009

A soldier writes

Dave Markland
A soldier writes from Afghanistan to say locals embrace the foreign occupiers. But the locals say differently.
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Oct 14, 2009

The war on civilians

Dave Markland
The 30 year war in Afghanistan takes its civilian toll in lives and mental health.
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Oct 13, 2009

Nihon wa fantasutikku desu

Dave Markland
Japanese foreign minister states his country will end support for war in Afghanistan.
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Oct 11, 2009

Troops disillusioned in Wardak

Dave Markland
After nine months occupying Wardak, U.S. troops are demorallized. Locals didn't want them there in the first place.
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Oct 4, 2009

General Vance strikes again

Dave Markland
Canada's General Vance again finds himself lashing out at Afghan children who don't show sufficient respect for Canadian forces.

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