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  1. kilekaldar

    NDP want to see Canadian Forces peacekeepers in Central African Republic

    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...
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    Ottawa pumps up military role in citizenship ceremonies

    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...
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    Looking for Sig Op 5's Joining Instructions/Kit List

    Hello, 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...
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    Truth in Kandahar - G&M

    Truth in Kandahar Saturday, August 1, 2009 11:36 AM http://www.theglobeandmail.com/blogs/spector-vision/truth-in-kandahar/article1238996/ Norman Spector Further to my previous post post(http://www.theglobeandmail.com/blogs/spector-vision/obama-calling/article1237406/), U.S. pressure on Canada...
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    Ottawa mulls role in Afghanistan past 2011

    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...
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    A U.S. report casts a pall over conditions in Kandahar - Globe & Mail

    A U.S. report casts a pall over conditions in Kandahar JEFFREY SIMPSON http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080624.wwcosimp24/BNStory/Afghanistan/home jsimpson@globeandmail.com E-mail Jeffrey Simpson | Read Bio | Latest Columns June 24, 2008 at 7:43 AM EDT Canadians are in...
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    New report calls for big changes in Afghanistan

    New report calls for big changes in Afghanistan Updated Thu. Jun. 26 2008 9:04 AM ET http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20080626/senlis_report_AM_080626/20080626?hub=TopStories CTV.ca News Staff A new report warns that the Taliban is creeping closer to Kabul and major...
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    Military still struggling in Arctic

    Military still struggling in Arctic By Bob Weber, THE CANADIAN PRESS http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Politics/2008/06/22/5954666-cp.html 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...
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    "In it with Bush" Ottawa Citizen Article

    "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...
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    Taliban can't be defeated by troops: Layton

    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...
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    Islamic militants overrun Pakistani fort

    Islamic militants overrun Pakistani fort http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20080116/pakistan_military_080116/20080116?hub=World Updated Wed. Jan. 16 2008 11:12 PM ET The Associated Press DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan -- In an embarrassing battlefield defeat for Pakistan's...
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    Dion, Ignatieff meet with Karzai in Afghanistan

    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? I doubt...
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    Uphill battle to train local police in Afghanistan

    Uphill battle to train local police in Afghanistan Updated Sat. Dec. 8 2007 9:59 PM ET http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20071207/workman_police_071208/20071208?hub=TopStories Paul Workman, CTV News South Asia Bureau Chief As long as I've been coming to Afghanistan, NATO...
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    The Manley Panel on Afghanistan

    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...
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    Top Marine suggests Marines be the prime force in Afghanistan

    Top Marine suggests Marines be the prime force in Afghanistan http://edition.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/meast/10/11/iraq.main/index.html 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...
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    Afghan troops threatened Canadian soldier: records

    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...
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    CTV: Author urges Canada to rethink Afghanistan

    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...
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    Reports say Chinese-made weapons used by Taliban

    Reports say Chinese-made weapons used by Taliban http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20070912/weapons_china_070912/20070912?hub=TopStories 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...
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    Movies about Iraq war plentiful at Toronto film festival

    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...
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    Insurgents retake key Kandahar areas: police chief

    Insurgents retake key Kandahar areas: police chief Updated Mon. Sep. 3 2007 10:30 PM ET CTV.ca News Staff http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20070903/taliban_fight_070903/20070903?hub=TopStories Many of the gains Canadian troops fought so hard for in Afghanistan have been...
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