Military changes tune on post-2011 mission again

The government's plan to keep 1,000 Canadian troops near Kabul after their mission in Kandahar ends this year is looking increasingly unlikely after comments from the military's second-in-command last week.

Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
Lt.-Gen. Peter Devlin.
Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 03/02/2011 12:00 am EST

The government's plan to keep 1,000 Canadian troops near Kabul after their mission in Kandahar ends this year is looking increasingly unlikely after comments from the military's second-in-command last week.

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