The Canadian Press
Published Wednesday, April 23, 2014 3:59PM EDT
OTTAWA -- The federal New Democrats want to see Canadian Forces peacekeepers on the ground in the Central African Republic to prevent genocide.
Paul Dewar, the NDP's foreign affairs critic, urged the government to respond to a...
Ottawa pumps up military role in citizenship ceremonies
JOE FRIESEN — DEMOGRAPHICS REPORTER
From Friday's Globe and Mail
Published Thursday, Jun. 30, 2011 9:51PM EDT
Last updated Thursday, Jun. 30, 2011 10:27PM EDT...
I'm looking for directions to getting an online copy of the Sig Op 5's Joining Instructions/Kit List. No doubt I should have gotten theat with my other paper work, however even that has not come through yet, admin in the army being what it is. I was told to look 'online' for it, but...
Truth in Kandahar
Saturday, August 1, 2009 11:36 AM
Further to my previous post post(http://www.theglobeandmail.com/blogs/spector-vision/obama-calling/article1237406/), U.S. pressure on Canada...
Alright, having just come back from tour with the Battlegroup I'm a little confused by what MacKay is saying here. Is he saying that the Battlegroup mission with end but the PRT and OMLT/POMLT mission will continue past 2011? And he expects a reduction in combat and casualties with this?? Anyone...
A U.S. report casts a pall over conditions in Kandahar
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June 24, 2008 at 7:43 AM EDT
Canadians are in...
New report calls for big changes in Afghanistan
Updated Thu. Jun. 26 2008 9:04 AM ET
CTV.ca News Staff
A new report warns that the Taliban is creeping closer to Kabul and major...
Military still struggling in Arctic
By Bob Weber, THE CANADIAN PRESS
EDMONTON - As Canada prepares to spend billions defending the Arctic with icebreakers and deep-water ports, the soldiers who will actually stand guard over that...
"We're in it with Bush"
It's time to rid ourselves of the fiction that the war in Afghanistan has nothing to do with the 'U.S.-led war in Iraq'
Michael Mandel, Citizen Special
Published: Monday, March 17, 2008...
The latest political spewings from Taliban Jack. I always enjoy watching a politician pandering to the audience about a topic he knows nothing about.
It's become more and more obvious that the NDP, Bloc, and Liberal position on Afghanistan has everything to do with politics on Parliament Hill...
Islamic militants overrun Pakistani fort
Updated Wed. Jan. 16 2008 11:12 PM ET
The Associated Press
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan -- In an embarrassing battlefield defeat for Pakistan's...
What does this mean exactly? "Dion and Ignatieff said they agreed with Karzai on the use of air and artillery strikes as weapons in the counter-insurgency fight."
Do they and other critics of air strikes and artillery fully realize the implications to NATO troops if we stop using it?
Uphill battle to train local police in Afghanistan
Updated Sat. Dec. 8 2007 9:59 PM ET
Paul Workman, CTV News South Asia Bureau Chief
As long as I've been coming to Afghanistan, NATO...
WTF is this? A Joke? What exactly qualifies these people to render judgment? Do they have any expertise or first hand experience of military affairs, counter-insurgency, nation building, humanitarian aid, training of police, routing out of government corruption, rebuilding essential services, or...
Top Marine suggests Marines be the prime force in Afghanistan
Plan would put Marines' focus on Afghanistan, not Iraq
Army would be the lead force in Iraq under such a plan
BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- The Marine Corps would like...
I was on radio shift when this occurred, the CLP involved was from my C/S. From what I could hear, it was very tense situation to say the least.
As per normal, there's more to this then what the article states, namely that at the time we had been told repeatedly that ANA trucks and uniforms had...
Personally I think this guy is ignoring the military implications of surrendering the countryside and the south. Might as well hand over the whole country to the Taliban.
We saw in Kandahar province what happens when you surrender the countryside to the Taliban, they entrench themselves and...
Reports say Chinese-made weapons used by Taliban
Updated Wed. Sep. 12 2007 10:56 PM ET
CTV.ca News Staff
Despite allegations that Chinese-made weapons are falling into Taliban hands and...
Might be odd to post this here, but since many Canadian civilians I speak with about Afghanistan seem to think that it's Iraq, or that the two are the same, what impact will these anti-war films have on Canadian public opinion? Will they look at DePalma's portrayal of insane rapist Marines and...
Insurgents retake key Kandahar areas: police chief
Updated Mon. Sep. 3 2007 10:30 PM ET
CTV.ca News Staff
Many of the gains Canadian troops fought so hard for in Afghanistan have been...