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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Aug 16, 2009

Quagmire in Helmand: 'They don't trust us'

Dave Markland
The U.S. Marines operations in Helmand province look increasingly like a quagmire. The start-stop nature of their efforts is one indication that things are not going well for the much hyped "surge."
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Aug 14, 2009

Is the U.S. funding the Taliban?

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.
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Aug 7, 2009

For fans of CSI

Dave Markland
Professor Marc Herold's findings regarding civilian deaths in Afghanistan are put under a microscope.
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Aug 6, 2009

'You will be targeted'

Dave Markland
U.S. forces threaten to target civilians in eastern Afghanistan.
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Jul 19, 2009

Canada and Pakistan say troops out

Dave Markland
Opinion polls show continued opposition to the war among Canadians and (overwhelmingly) among Pakistanis.
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Jul 11, 2009

Take your candy and shove it

Dave Markland
In the past 10 days some 15 UK soldiers have been killed. Considering the history of the U.S. Marines in Helmand province, we should not be surprised that occupation soldiers are having a tough time.
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Jul 4, 2009

Villagers take up arms against U.S. forces

Dave Markland
The CBC featured the new offensive in Helmand in tones that convey a smooth victory for the occupiers, while a New York Times piece blows away military spin on the war.

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