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Private Canadian aid companies in Afghanistan say Kandahar is not like Kabul

Operators of private Canadian aid companies in Afghanistan are warning that Canada’s new rebuilding effort in that country’s dangerous Kandahar region will be a long-term project, if it succeeds at all. Canada’s so-called “3-D” approach to the region, combining defence with development and diplomacy, can work, predicts Drew Gilmour. However, Canadians should be under no illusion that the stability that Canada and other NATO countries brought to Kabul over the past three years can be replicated in Kandahar, Gilmour added. Full Story

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