Canada Afghanistan War

Trudeau Stands By Defence Minister Amid Accusations Of 'Stolen Valour'

CP | Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.01.2017 | Canada Politics

Trudeau says the defence minister simply made a mistake and has apologized fully.

Sajjan Writes Public Facebook Apology After False Battle Claim

CP | Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.30.2017 | Canada Politics

"Own your mistakes."

Sajjan Sorry For Saying He Was 'Architect' Of Huge Afghanistan Operation

HuffPost Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 04.28.2017 | Canada Politics

The defence minister made the remarks when he was in India.

West Should Have Left Taliban Alone: Retired Canadian Commander

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.24.2017 | Canada Politics

Dave Fraser said the West has only repeated the same mistakes over the last decade.

Anonymous Tip Claims Canadian Military 'Terrorized' Afghan Detainees

CBC | James Cudmore | Posted 11.05.2016 | Canada Politics

Fresh allegations of war crimes and coverup levelled at Canadian military police and commanders in Afghanistan and in Ottawa are now under investigation by an independent watchdog.

The Dogs Are Eating Them Now: Our War In Afghanistan (EXCERPT)

Graeme Smith | Posted 04.27.2014 | Canada Politics
Graeme Smith

We lost the war in southern Afghanistan and it broke my heart. The insurgents were not defeated. We killed thousands of them, but their movement would not die. Far away from the air-conditioned headquarters where the foreigners made their plans, all of the good intentions collided with reality.

Harper Mulls Bestowing Unique Honours On Troops

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canadian units that fought in Afghanistan are being considered for battle honours by the Harper government, which is casting around for ways ...

Canada Lost Afghan War, Author Says

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - It may yet serve as the epitaph to Canada's nearly 12-year involvement in Afghanistan.In his long-awaited book about the Afghan war, Graeme S...

Should Canada Extend Afghan Mission?

CBC | Posted 07.19.2012 | Canada Politics

While the head of NATO wants Canadian soldiers to stay in Afghanistan past the end of their training mission in 2014, Canada's Foreign Affairs Ministe...