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MILNEWS.ca Highlights - May 10, 2017



Craig Scott: Sajjan downplayed his role in Afghanistan where it could hurt him, but exaggerated where it helped him

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is being lambasted in the news for telling an audience in New Delhi that “(o)n my first deployment to Kandahar in 2006, I was the architect of Operation Medusa.” Sajjan’s boastful claim to be “the” architect of this major battle merits the criticism it’s received. 1,020 more words

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Matthew Fisher: Sajjan’s lie has earned shock, fury and outrage where once he earned respect

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is being roundly criticized for falsely claiming that he was the “architect” of Operation Medusa, a mission to the west of Kandahar City that began 11 years ago in the searing heat of summer. 717 more words

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I recently travelled to interview political figures in the UAE and was surprised by what I found

Much of the time, news about Dubai and Abu Dhabi reports on human rights abuses, arcane laws and so on. But there’s another, progressive side to the UAE – and it feels like it’s going forwards at a time when my own country is going backwards… 189 more words

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Suicide bomber kills six in Afghanistan's Helmand


© AFP/File | Afghan soldiers patrol the scene of a clash with Taliban militants in Helmand province on May 13, 2015

KANDAHAR (AFGHANISTAN) (AFP) – At least six people were killed on Saturday when an explosives-laden car rammed into Afghan soldiers who had queued outside a bank in southern Helmand province to collect their salaries, officials said. 197 more words