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Untying the Knot

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Jonathan Montpetit

Jonathan Montpetit is a Montreal writer. He covered the war in Afghanistan for The Canadian Press.

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The Good War?

What Canada’s mission in Afghanistan teaches us for the next time May 2016
A grey granite cenotaph, inscribed with the names of every Canadian killed in the country’s twelve-year mission in Afghanistan, sits somewhere in a warehouse in the east end of Ottawa. The cenotaph once stood in the Canadian compound at Kandahar Airfield. Every morning, a member of the civilian support staff arrived with a bucket of soapy water and scrubbed it free of…