Kandahar

Smoke rises in Kandahar after fighting on Thursday between the Taliban and Afghan security personnel. The Taliban say they've taken control of the city. (Sidiqullah Khan/AP)

Canada could save 10,000 Afghans from the Taliban. Or more.

Scott Gilmore: A mass rescue on that scale has been done before, and we owe it to those who believed and trusted us to do it again
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As Kandahar finds peace, Canada finds its own kind of vindication

Adnan R. Khan returns to Afghanistan’s formerly fraught southern region, where lessons from Canada’s failed mission more than a decade ago are inspiring America’s next steps
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A series of fortunate events on 9/11

From 2011: Without 9/11, Jody Mitic wouldn’t have lost his legs in a blast, met the love of his life and had his daughter
Leaving hope behind in Kandahar

Leaving hope behind in Kandahar

In the embattled region, a legacy of respect, but no peace
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The Commons: Two words to say so much

Would a Taliban prisoner by any other name seem just as evil?
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Covering Afghanistan: logistics and ethics

Michael Petrou on reporting from Kandahar