Blatchford the only Afghan detainee dupe

Only hours after reaffirming last week the Conservative government's patent statement that no Afghans detained by Canadian troops had suffered subsequent abuse and torture at the hands of the Afghan authorities, Gen. Walter Natynczyk dropped a bombshell. Not only had credible evidence suddenly and miraculously been handed to the chief of defence staff, but that incriminating battlefield report also indicated awareness amongst troops on the ground of previous instances of abuse by Afghan authorities.

Jake Wright, The Hill Times
The only people intent on invoking the reputation of our Canadian Forces into the detainee issue are Harper and his ministers as they seek to cloak themselves in its protective shield.
Scott Taylor
Published: Wednesday, 12/16/2009 12:00 am EST

Only hours after reaffirming last week the Conservative government's patent statement that no Afghans detained by Canadian troops had suffered subsequent abuse and torture at the hands of the Afghan authorities, Gen. Walter Natynczyk dropped a bombshell. Not only had credible evidence suddenly and miraculously been handed to the chief of defence staff, but that incriminating battlefield report also indicated awareness amongst troops on the ground of previous instances of abuse by Afghan authorities.

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