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The Real Costs of the War in Afghanistan

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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

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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


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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


A Man and His River

In praise of the perfect Vancouver Island fishing hole, and one monster inhabitant.

By DC Reid