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U.S. soldier who killed 16 Afghan villagers in 2012 says he was 'consumed by war' and lost compassion for civilians

The U.S. soldier who murdered 16 Afghan villagers in 2012 says he had lost compassion for Iraqis and Afghans over the course of his four combat deployments. 537 more words

News

Suitcase for Taliban jibe: This is what really happened at Kandahar

Amidst all the debate relating to the “suitcase,” issue, Congress leader Manish Tewari has taken the issue to a complete level of “illogical.”

While reacting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s jibe at the Congress that they followed the suitcase culture, Tewari said that it was the NDA government which in 1999 allegedly took several suitcases loaded with money and handed these to the Taliban terrorists in Kandhar in Afghanistan.

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Vicky Nanjappa

Chinook squadron at Petawawa expected to be fully staffed by next year

Canada’s new Chinook helicopter squadron based at Petawawa should be fully staffed by next year, says its commanding officer.

Lt. Col. Chris McKenna, commanding officer of 450 Tactical Helicopter Squadron, says he expects the unit to reach its full complement of 401 members by the summer of 2016. 542 more words

Politics

Afghanistan's Billion Dollar Drug War

Afghanistan’s poppy fields are thriving, with cultivation of the crop hitting record highs last year. Poppy produces opium, the main ingredient in heroin. Already, the country supplies 90 percent of the world’s heroin, leading to tens of thousands of deaths every year. 148 more words

World

Former Kandahar combat commander named Canada's next defence chief

WATCH ABOVE: Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces Lt.-Gen. Jonathan Vance will be the next chief of defence staff, replacing the soon-to-retire Gen. Tom Lawson.

OTTAWA – A former combat commander who has led operations at home and overseas has been appointed to the country’s top military job. 129 more words

News

Military camaraderie cuts across political lines for two B.C. candidates - Vancouver Sun

http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Military+camaraderie+cuts+across+political+lines+candidates/10982041/story.html

B.C. veterans running for MP under different banners have no interest in dissing each other

By Peter O’Neil, Vancouver Sun April 18, 2015

OTTAWA — The fall federal election campaign is expected to be one of the nastiest in modern history, but don’t expect two Lower Mainland candidates to cross partisan swords in anger. 1,115 more words