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Background Information & Research Information


5 May 10

Craig Blake, R.I.P.:  Commander-in-Chief's Statement - Prime Minister's Statement - Defence Minister's Statement - On His Way Home - More - more - Arriving Thursday - Loved Hockey - More


"Canada Extends Congratulations to Members of the Media and the Afghan People on World Press Freedom Day" - Reporters Without Borders Name Taliban Boss Free Press "Predator" - Taliban Denies Claim


Robert Semrau Murder Court Martial:  "Soldier revisited site of 'mercy killing,' court martial hears" - "Soldier admits he appeared unconcerned that officer killed wounded Taliban"


"Kandahar mayor refuses to back down against Taliban" - Another Kandahar Elder Assassinated by Taliban - Nimroz Government Buildings Attacked by Suicide Bombers - More - "NATO commanders scrapped a helicopter assault by hundreds of U.S. and Afghan troops last week because the Afghans weren't able to take charge"


Blog Watch:  Getting Busier in Kandahar - "In the end, (latest surge) will probably end the way all the other ISAF operations in the South have ended: a broad stalemate that alienates vast swaths of the local population."


New Idea to Reduce Civilian Casualties: Rewarding "Courageous Restraint" - New Intelligence-gathering Light Plane Unit Up and Running


Latest Two Brit Fallen Identified Here and Here - UK Royal Dragoon Guards arrive in AFG - 11 DNK Soldiers, 2 Interpreters Wounded in Attack on Helmand Patrol Base - "Afghan and Australian Troops help improve Afghan lives in Southern Baluchi Valley Region"


Talkin' to the Taliban:  "Karzai to seek Obama's approval for peace deals with insurgents"


Taliban Propaganda Watch (all links to non-terrorist web pages):  30+ ISAF/AFG troops, cops claimed killed in alleged attacks in Kandahar, Helmand and Zabul


Khadr Trial:  "Canadian interrogated while sedated, soldier says" - "Omar Khadr questioned by sergeant later court-martialled, court told" - "Khadr left hooded, chained in cage after capture, prosecution admits"


4 May 10


Another Batch of Western Canadian Troops Home


Khadr Trial:  "Tories not interested in Khadr plea deal" - "Shackled Omar Khadr not in pain, medic says" - "U.S. chained wounded Canadian teen to door: medic" - "Judge Grants Government Request for Psychological Examination of Khadr"


CAN Detainee Fracas:  Bloc MPs Need to Take Loyalty Oath to Queen before Seeing Documents? - "Tories hope for Afghan docs deal by Friday" - "Detainee talks bear more fruit" - "Small group made detainee document decision" - "Feds spent $1 million vetting detainee documents, panel told"


"An effort to give construction projects to Afghan firms is leading to delays at a time when NATO is rushing to accommodate tens of thousands more international troops, U.S. officials say."


"Kandahar governor plays down military aspect of offensive" - USMC Commandant:  Helmand = Anbar - ICOS (Formerly Senlis) Report:  Operation Moshtarak:  Lessons Learned


Latest UK Mercian Regiment Fallen Identified - Brit Sapper Killed in Explosiion - Brit Sapper Killed in Vehicle Accident - Brit Sniper in Helmand Sets New Distance Kill Record? - More - "No Australians, Afghan and Coalition troops wounded in an rocket attack at Tarin Kowt" (


Talkin' to the Taliban:  "Clinton firm on conditions for Taliban reconciliation" - Assessment of New Taliban 2 i/c:  "I don't think he will want to negotiate .... He wants to win this war at any cost. That's what makes him dangerous."


Taliban Propaganda Watch (all links to non-terrorist web pages):  Tanks claimed destroyed, US/AFG cas claimed in alleged Helmand, Zabul attacks


3 May 10

"Canada expanding Kandahar memorial to include American soldiers" - "Slain reporter Michelle Lang named winner of Canadian World Press Freedom Award"


Current RCR roto to Kandahar last full battle group? - More  Whispering About Canada's Post-2011 Mission Not Good Enough - More


"Afghanistan vets at risk for homelessness: experts" - Opinion: "We may not need to know about battle injuries as they occur, but a report just once a year is inadequate to provide a true sense of events on the ground."


"Rising tide of insurgency looms as Kandahar election nears" - "Explosives cache found in Kandahar as escalation of Taliban attacks feared" - More


Taliban Propaganda Watch (all links to non-terrorist web pages):  40+ ISAF, AFG casualties claimed in alleged attacks in Kandahar, Helmand & Zabul


2 May 10

Embed Photographer Shares IED Worries from Up Close


Taliban Propaganda Watch (all links to non-terrorist web pages):  Lies o’ the Month, April 2010 - 10+ US, AFG troops claimed killed in alleged attacks in Zabul, Helmand


CAN Detainee Fracas:  The Torch "It's not about detainees at all; it's about forcing an end to the CF's combat mission, the sooner the better." - "Afghan detainees: The news not fit to print " - More - Opinion:  "A useful compromise is possible on the issue of the Afghan detainee documents -- but the opposition must be willing to risk an election"


Khadr Trial "U.S. army officer testifies to changing Khadr report" - More - more - more - "Khadr’s defence teams presses for identities of 3 officers" - More - "Guantánamo interrogators testified that sweets and the possibility of return to his native Toronto -- not abuse -- got Omar Khadr to spill al Qaeda's secrets" - "Two Edmonton lawyers say the cause of basic justice drives their work on behalf of an alleged terrorist"


"NATO checks report of Afghan civilian deaths"


AUS: AFG Troops Doing More Heavy Lifting in Uruzgan - "From gunfire to governance in Gizab" - "Agriculture Development Team Begins Work in Zabul"


1 May 10

One Soldier's Story


Opinion: "Afghanistan withdrawal an abandonment of our ethics"


Taliban Propaganda Watch (all links to non-terrorist web pages):  Canadian tank blast, multiple Helmand attacks alleged


Robert Semrau Murder Court Martial:  "Court martial sheds light on mentoring of Afghan soldiers" - More


CAN Detainee Fracas:  "Parties divided on whether they should call on retired judge to resolve the problem of accessing uncensored documents" - Op-ed: "Detainee file could still force election"


Khadr Trial:  "Omar Khadr considered for release months after capture, hearing told" - More - "Female agent built rapport with Khadr during interrogations"


"Three Afghan civilians 'killed by foreign forces' " in S. AFG


"Afghan soldier working with 1 SCOTS finds 177 IEDs" - "New Garmsir District Governor Arrives at District Center"


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