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The Real Costs of the War in Afghanistan


Image courtesy of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Crawford Killian totals the cost of caring for returning vets with various illnesses, including post-traumatic stress disorder, and profiles one soldier, years after, still fighting to shake the fog of war.

In This Series


Canadian Soldiers in Afghanistan

Caring for Vets' Diseases, Stress Could Cost Canada $11.5 Billion

The true price of fighting in Afghanistan. First of two articles.

By Crawford Kilian, 26 Mar 2009


Yuri Miljevic-Laroche

Yuri's Invisible Wounds

Back from the Afghan war, a Canadian ex-soldier opens up about post-traumatic stress.

By Crawford Kilian, 27 Mar 2009

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When Raymond Chandler Came to Victoria to Fight the Great War

Recently released records shed light on war career of creator of hard-boiled detective Philip Marlowe.

By Tom Hawthorn