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A Missing Former Canadian Soldier Is Alive and Fighting the Islamic State

Brandon Glossop, a veteran of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, hopped on a plane in February to join the People's Protection Units in their fight against the infamous jihadists.
Ben Makuch
4.22.15
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NATO Vets Are Setting Up Commando and Sniper Schools for the Kurds

The group says it plans to deploy in May, but is first seeking donations to finance 25 members to be on duty for 12 months.
Ben Makuch
4.10.15
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The Canadian Veteran Who Fought the Islamic State Is Back Home

Dillon Hillier, a Canadian combat veteran who jumped on a plane from Calgary to fight alongside the Kurdish Peshmerga has returned home, according to a Facebook post from his father.
Ben Makuch
1.29.15
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The Canadian Military Is Hunting Cocaine in the Caribbean

The Canadian Armed Forces just recommenced its official mission against transnational criminal syndicates using the seas as trafficking lanes for cocaine and other narcotics.
Ben Makuch
1.28.15
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The Top Islamic State Spokesperson Called for More Lone Wolf Attacks on Canada

Abu Mohammed al-Adnani just released a recording titled "Die in Your Rage."
Ben Makuch
1.27.15
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The World's Most Famous Assault Rifle Is Getting Rebranded

The AK-47 is possibly the most recognisable weapon on earth, and it's getting a new logo and ad campaign.
Ben Makuch
12.3.14
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Watch a Former Canadian Soldier Battle Islamic State Fighters

VICE Canada talked to a veteran who traveled to Kurdistan to help the locals defend their territory from the Islamic State.
Ben Makuch
12.2.14
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'Radicalised' Canadian Terrorist Martin Rouleau Is Being Praised as a Martyr by the Islamic State

The alleged murderer is being praised on social media by extremists.
Ben Makuch
10.24.14
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Breaking News: Shooter at Canadian Parliament

One of our reporters was there.
Ben Makuch
10.22.14
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The Canadian Forces Still Can't Buy Decent Combat Boots

They're falling apart at the seams.
Ben Makuch
11.25.13
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Sectarian Violence Is Devastating the Central African Republic

The UN are claiming a high threat of genocide, but nobody seems to be doing anything about it.
Ben Makuch
11.12.13
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No One Really Knows What the Canadian Military Is Doing in Haiti

Are they genuinely trying to keep the peace or do they just want more gold?
Ben Makuch
7.8.13
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