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DND critic wants answers on defence surveillance

DND critic wants answers on defence surveillance David Pugliese CanWest News Service Thursday, July 26, 2007 OTTAWA — An analyst who has spoken out against the Afghanistan war as well as criticized Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Rick Hillier is demanding an explanation from Defence Minister Gordon O’Connor about why officers kept tabs on him […]

NDP: Gen. Hillier is undermining democracy

Gen. Hillier is undermining democracy The Ottawa Citizen Mon 23 Jul 2007 Alexa McDonough MP Re: Military tried to cover up file on outspoken critic, July 13. The Harper Government appears to be using the Department of National Defence to fight two wars — one in Afghanistan, and another against concerned citizens who dare to […]

National Defence defends itself

DND has been running its own spin operation to try to limit the impact of the Ottawa Citizen story, and later Lawrence Martin’s column. This letter appeared in the Globe and Mail. – Steve No monitoring here The Globe and Mail Mon 23 Jul 2007 Letter To The Editor Jamie Robertson Lieutenant-Colonel, Department of National Defence Re Lawrence Martin’s […]

Globe and Mail: Bring on the wiretappers

Globe and Mail national affairs columnist Lawrence Martin penned this column following the revelations that DND had me under surveillance and tried to hide it. – Steve Too often, access is denied to hide wrongdoing The Globe and Mail 19 July 2007 Lawrence Martin Under what might be called the incarceration of information, as opposed to […]