Canadian and U.S. troops defended a cluster of mud-walled farms and houses in Panjwai District in September, 2006. (Graeme Smith/Graeme Smith/The Globe and Mail) Retrospective The Globe's Graeme Smith on Afghanistan, 2005-2011 Add to ... The Globe and Mail Published Friday, Jul. 08 2011, 6:56 PM EDT Last updated Saturday, Jul. 09 2011, 11:32 AM EDT 4 comments Print AA Award-winning reporter has made 17 trips to the war-ravaged Asian nation. Take a look back at some of his many memorable stories.