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High-profile Iraq war resister facing deportation not a deserter: U.S. report

posted May 31, 2011, 11:02 PM by Milorad Borota
By Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press – 5 days ago

OTTAWA — A high-profile U.S. war resister facing deportation from Canada was illegally ordered to do a second tour of duty in Iraq, according to an investigative piece in an American magazine.

GQ Magazine writes that the U.S. Army had no legal basis to force Phil McDowell into a second tour under its "stop loss" program after it had formally discharged him from service in July 2006.

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