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Door Opened To Keep Special Ops Troops In Afghanistan After 2014

April 27 2012


The Canadian government is reportedly considering a request from the U.S. to keep its special operations forces in Afghanistan after NATO's planned 2014 withdrawal date, reports the Canadian Press.

Were the personnel to remain, they would likely help train Afghan commandos and conduct operations against Al-Qaida and Taliban militants.

In response to questions, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said there has been no specific request to that effect, but indicated he may be willing...

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