What was all of this for? And is Afghanistan destined for yet another cycle of violence?
July 6, 2022
WAR #7 – The Long, Slow Death
Stuart Langridge was a model soldier. But when he ended his life after returning from Afghanistan, his parents began to ask questions about what had happened to their son. Instead of giving them answers, the Canadian military went to war against them.
June 22, 2022
WAR #6 – Tortured Pasts
Despite repeated denials by senior government and military officials, there’s evidence that many Canadians knew they were sending Afghans to be tortured.
June 8, 2022
WAR #5 – The Narcokings of Kandahar
Why did so many Afghans join with the Taliban during the years that Canada was fighting in Kandahar?
May 25, 2022
Operation Medusa has become the most celebrated battle in recent Canadian history. It was hailed as a stroke of military genius that may have vanquished the Taliban once and for all. But that was never the whole story.
May 16, 2022
WAR #4 – Medusa
Operation Medusa has become the most celebrated battle in recent Canadian history. It was hailed as a stroke of military genius that may have vanquished the Taliban once and for all.
May 11, 2022
WAR #3 – Tarnak Farms
All of a sudden, they see a blast, and chaos surrounds them. What happens next would change their lives—and the Canadian military—forever.
April 27, 2022
WAR #2 – Lords of War
In the months after 9/11, Canadian special forces were participating in secret operations at the behest of some of the most sinister men in Afghanistan.
April 13, 2022
WAR #1 – Last Plane Out of Kabul
The true story of the end of one of the forever wars through the eyes of the people who were there.