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Blog
Aug 14, 2009

Is the U.S. funding the Taliban?

Dave Markland
Some U.S. officials push the dubious story that Iran is supporting the Taliban. Observers say the Taliban extort money from aid projects.
Blog
Aug 7, 2009

For fans of CSI

Dave Markland
Professor Marc Herold's findings regarding civilian deaths in Afghanistan are put under a microscope.
Blog
Aug 6, 2009

'You will be targeted'

Dave Markland
U.S. forces threaten to target civilians in eastern Afghanistan.
Blog
Jul 19, 2009

Canada and Pakistan say troops out

Dave Markland
Opinion polls show continued opposition to the war among Canadians and (overwhelmingly) among Pakistanis.
Blog
Jul 11, 2009

Take your candy and shove it

Dave Markland
In the past 10 days some 15 UK soldiers have been killed. Considering the history of the U.S. Marines in Helmand province, we should not be surprised that occupation soldiers are having a tough time.
Blog
Jul 4, 2009

Villagers take up arms against U.S. forces

Dave Markland
The CBC featured the new offensive in Helmand in tones that convey a smooth victory for the occupiers, while a New York Times piece blows away military spin on the war.
Book Review
Jul 2, 2009

The cost of this war

Steven Staples and David MacDonald
"How much is this war costing Canadians?" ask Steven Staples and David MacDonald in a chapter from a new anthology dedicated to examining the toll of war in Afghanistan.
Blog
Jul 2, 2009

CIA-trained assassins?

Dave Markland
Allegations that CIA-trained Afghan special forces killed Kandahar police official.
Blog
Jul 1, 2009

Canadian troops at work

Dave Markland
A Canadian Press reporter is along for the ride when Canadians invade a village.
Activist Toolkit

Oka Crisis

On This Day
the Oka Crisis was a standoff between the Mohawk Nation of Kanesatake and Canadian security forces that began July 11, 1990
Activist Toolkit

Code Pink

rabblepedia
Code Pink is a women-led grassroots solidarity initiative that opposes militarism.
Blog
May 14, 2009

The high art of literary resistance

Rahat Kurd
Get into the spirit of the Palestine Festival of Literature with samples of the finest in Palestinian fiction, poetry, cookery and crafts.
Book Review
May 14, 2009

Strolling, Palestinian-style

Rahat Kurd
Palestinian Walks is writer and human rights lawyer Raja Shehadeh's poetic memoir of walking in the hills around his home in Ramallah.
Columnists
Apr 24, 2009

Afghan politics: Let's be real

Corruption and Islamic authoritarianism are now effectively enshrined in the constitution and the culture of Afghanistan, courtesy of U.S. foreign policy.
Columnists
Apr 7, 2009

PM feared Galloway's message

George Galloway poses a threat to Stephen Harper's ability to sell Canadians on our involvement in the Afghan war and on Ottawa's support for Israel in its battle against the Palestinians.
Blog
Apr 6, 2009

On Afghanistan: Spare us the hypocrisy

James Laxer
<p>The Bush administration's invasion of Afghanistan had nothing to do with human rights, the rights of women in the family and in the workplace, and the right of girls to attend schools.</p>
Columnists
Mar 11, 2009

The 'mission of folly' continues

As troop numbers are increased and operations expanded in Afghanistan, so are casualities bound to rise in a war that to date has claimed the lives of 112 Canadian soldiers.
Blog
Mar 9, 2009

First days in Gaza

Sandra Ruch
It seems we have been in Gaza forever. My hotel overlooks the sea. I hear the sounds of the waves and it is so lovely -- like any resort but Gaza is not a resort -- it is a prison.

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