I'm deeply disappointed and respectully disagree with your knee jerk comments. I regarded you as one of the more level headed political and economic thinkers on the T-Nation Forum. What happened? No coffee this morning?
Following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 in the United States, Canada was the third largest contributor to the NATO-led invasion of Afghanistan, after the United States and the United Kingdom. Of the approximately 15,000 Canadian troops who have been stationed in Afghanistan, 2,800 remain as the standard complement as part of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).
Assisted in the collection, storage and decommissioning of 10,000 heavy weapons left in Afghanistan including artillery, tanks and rocket launchers, used in decades of conflict in the country.
Helped clear about one third of the estimated 10 to 15 million mines in Afghanistan and helped train the Afghan police and army.
Cleared about one third of the estimated 10 to 15 million mines in Afghanistan.