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Canada Deports First U.S. Army Objector Who Fled North

First Posted: 07-15-08 10:18 PM   |   Updated: 07-23-08 05:12 AM

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Robin Long

The Guardian:

Canada yesterday deported to the US the first American army deserter fleeing the Iraq war across the US-Canadian border.

Robin Long, 25, faces a possible court martial and jail, and even redeployment to Iraq.

He joined the army in 2003, after the invasion of Iraq, but became troubled by the war.

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Filed by Max Follmer  |  Report Corrections