That could have something to do with it.
"Brig.-Gen. Tim Grant said the soldiers were killed as they were returning to a forward operating base in the Panjwaii district west of Kandahar city.
Grant said the explosion happened on a gravel road “that we have travelled regularly in the past month.” "
But I'm sure Harper still believes in "the mission", whatever it is. He will fight to the last drop of someone else's blood.
"Meanwhile, NDP Leader Jack Layton told a news conference today that Canada should pull its troops out of Afghanistan before more lives are lost in a war he says can't be won.
"What they are being asked to do now is participate in a mission that has no prospect of military success,” Layton said.
“It will simply escalate and prolong itself until we realize that it is not going to accomplish its goals.”