Sunday, September 13th, 2009
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Bob Weber, Canadian Press
September 13, 2009
War correspondents covering Canada’s efforts in Afghanistan have many faithful followers, but none more faithful than their own government.
Documents obtained by The Canadian Press detail how carefully reporters embedded with the military at Kandahar Airfield are monitored by officers in the field.
The reports are then circulated widely to officials back in Ottawa.