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

07/23/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Suzanne Goldenberg 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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