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Bring the troops home

This Magazine Staff

If you think Canada’s military belongs in Afghanistan, sit up and take notice: The Dominion has a correspondent in Kabul who is finding that even among elected lawmakers, the popular sentiment is that foreign troops are “acting against Islam and they are attacking innocent people,” as Ahmad Shah Khan Achekzai, pictured at right, says.

Interviews with MPs from across Afghanistan reveal a belief that jihad against NATO forces is inevitable, and foreign occupation is not sitting well with ordinary Afghans.

Read the first report from Chris Sands in Afghanistan, “Afghan MPs predict ‘very big war’” at The Dominion’s website.

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