Foreign Policy

Taliban warns Canada: leave or be targeted

Scott Deveau, Linda Nguyen Calgary Herald 08/18/2008
Taliban warns Canada: leave or be targeted

The Taliban issued a dire warning to Canada on Sunday: if it does not withdraw its troops from Afghanistan, insurgents will continue to target Canadians in the country, as they did earlier this week in an ambush on female aid workers outside Kabul.

Canadian senators forecast military deployment past 2011

STEVEN CHASE The Globe and Mail 06/12/2008
Canadian senators forecast military deployment past 2011

OTTAWA — There is little likelihood Canadian soldiers will leave Afghanistan by the 2011 deadline Parliament has set for withdrawal, Conservatives and Liberals on the Senate's national security and defence committee said yesterday.