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7500 dead and 52,251 wounded Americans : The Human Cost of Afghanistan War

An army team moves the transfer case containing the remains of US army Sgt William M Bays, at Dover air force base. Bays died of wounds received during an apparent insider attack by an Afghan soldier in Nangahar province.


Ethics commissioner says Harjit Sajjan may have downplayed his role in handling of Afghan detainees

EDMONTON — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is walking back comments he made to the ethics commissioner about his personal knowledge of the handling of Afghan detainees after being accused of “downplaying” his role in the process. 926 more words


Liberal government misleads on Afghan mission – return to Afghanistan being considered

Last month NATO announced it was looking for personnel from its alliance members to help train troops and police in Afghanistan. All members received the request. 307 more words

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Trudeau not keen on new Afghan mission for Canada

NATO is looking at boosting the number of troops the alliance has committed to Afghanistan. It will decide on how many more soldiers are needed later this year. 124 more words

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Banerjee: Should Canada send troops back to Afghanistan? Not without reviewing lessons learned

On the eve of the 2017 NATO Summit in Brussels, which the prime minister will attend, NATO allies have been asked to abide by the principle of burden-sharing and contribute more troops to join NATO’s train, assist and advise mission in Afghanistan. 584 more words


Will the Canadian Forces return for a new Afghanistan mission?

Canada will be asked to consider sending troops to Afghanistan once again to deal with the Taliban resurgence in that country.

The request will be on the agenda May 25 at the NATO summit in Brussels to be attended by U.S. 294 more words

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