Fisking Kitchener Record on Afghan Backlash - both at Sandy's site, and at Jack's Newswatch.
From "Backlash forces change in Harper Tactics" by Professor John F. Conway:
...The Harper government's Plan A, with the unprecedented direct involvement of the military in domestic politics and drum beating support from the Canadian media, involved an all-out propaganda offensive to win Canadians' support for this ugly, illegal war in the service of American hegemony in the region...
Ignoring all the other garbage and innuendos, could someone please explain to me how this is an "illegal" war?
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Related: Darcey has a great post with a link to Jonathan Kay's excellent blog comment.