We fight against, but never for

No one wants to spoil the fun of a military campaign by asking, “just who the hell are we fighting for?”

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A CC-150 Polaris refueler returns from Iraq as part of Operation Impact on March 11.
Scott Taylor
Published: Wednesday, 04/15/2015 12:00 am EDT

In the dumbed-down world of political fear-mongering and posturing, it has become the Harper government’s stock-in-trade policy to commit our military resources to a cause by simply informing Canadians of what we are fighting against. 

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