The deployment of 800 additional American sto Kandahar to serve with Canadian troops is just the beginning of a major force increase for the region, the Globe and Mail quoted Defence Minister Peter MacKay as saying this week. The American soldiers, moved from the east after France contributed an additional 700 soldiers to the Afghan mission, have officially arrived in the province. Despite the additions, Mr. MacKay said Canada will continue pressing other NATO allies to contribute more.
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