Five Canadian universities said that Saudi trainee doctors enrolled in their programs had been granted an extra three weeks in the country.
FORT BENNING: As a U.S. Army medic, Sergeant First Class Jonathan Ortega admits that when he gets to Afghanistan, his instinct will be to help care for any wounded Afghan troops. It is a feeling he will have to fight. Ortega is heading soon to the 16-year-old war as part of a new kind of U.S. Army training brigade specifically created to mentor Afghan soldiers in the field and taught to resist taking over missions, even in the event of a Taliban attack. “It would be hard for me,” acknowledged Ortega, 30, who treated…