Why are Canadian soldiers dying for someone else's war?

In light of the recent deaths of 4 Canadian soldiers who were giving out candy to Afghanistani chidren...Why are we fighting someone else's war? Statistics indicate that Canadian soldiers are 6 times more likely to die in Afghanistan, than a U.S. soldier in Iraq. Why do we want to copy U.S. foreign policy... show more In light of the recent deaths of 4 Canadian soldiers who were giving out candy to Afghanistani chidren...Why are we fighting someone else's war? Statistics indicate that Canadian soldiers are 6 times more likely to die in Afghanistan, than a U.S. soldier in Iraq. Why do we want to copy U.S. foreign policy instead of being the great diplomats of peace that we once were?
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