Afghanistan My men dont want to come back after 2009

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  1. http://www.nationalpost.com/news/story.html?id=295813

    'My men don't want to come back after 2009'
    Much remains to be done in Kandahar, soldiers and civilians agree
    ...
    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- "My men don't want to come back after 2009," said the captain, a grizzled army veteran. A bold comment. Sitting across from him at the breakfast table, at a Canadian forward operating base in volatile Panjwaii district, was a full colonel.

    The captain continued. "You know why? Because they're scared. It's f---ing dangerous out here." The colonel looked at him and said nothing.

    But the remarks were notable. More on the link