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Martin Savidge

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My neighbor just lost three sons in Afghanistan

(0) Comments | Posted March 5, 2009 | 3:36 PM

Warrant Officer Dennis Brown, Corporal Dany Fortin and Corporal Kenneth O'Quinn. All died together Tuesday when a roadside bomb exploded during a patrol in southern Afghanistan. No, they don't all share the same last name...but all three were Canadian.

That brings the total number of Canadians killed in Afghanistan since...

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Tanks for the memories

(2) Comments | Posted January 15, 2009 | 10:34 AM

It was rush hour in Gaza and the tanks were bumper-to-bumper.

I won't bother blogging about the current conflict in Gaza. The topic is so divisive that no matter what I write, it would be perceived as too this, or too that.

Instead, I'll tell you about the first...

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Understanding Kashmir through Texas

(1) Comments | Posted December 4, 2008 | 12:37 PM

It was only a few weeks ago I blogged about good news involving India, Pakistan and Kashmir. The region was celebrating the opening of a new trade route between the two nuclear rivals through the disputed land.

Now Kashmir is back in the news, and there are concerns India and...

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How the World Sees Obama's Election

(21) Comments | Posted November 7, 2008 | 5:19 PM

When it comes to seeing the world change and history made one of the best seats from which to watch is the anchor chair... and this week what a view!

Wednesday night, in particular, on our program we were able to report on the election as the rest of the...

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A Nation of Internationalists

(2) Comments | Posted October 26, 2008 | 6:50 PM

According to the conventional wisdom, this election is all about domestic issues. Jobs, finances, mortgages and falling commodity prices are the topics to which the campaigns are scrambling to respond, but to buy into the idea that these issues are purely domestic in scope is to be living in the...

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