Three years after the Brereton inquiry into war crimes in Afghanistan, not one of the perpetrators has been charged but David McBride faces jail for revealing them. Alex Bainbridge reports.
Ben Roberts-Smith was meant to be a poster boy of the regiment that served in Afghanistan. But the recent defamation case cracked the image of a plaster saint, writes Binoy Kampmark.
PM Scott Morrison is using a nationalism-charged diversion to take the focus off the Brereton report's findings into Australian special forces war crimes in Afghanistan, argues Pip Hinman.
The federal police is considering charging SAS soldiers for war crimes. Pip Hinman argues senior officers and politicians responsible for the Afghan war must also be held accountable.
Australia’s role in Afghanistan wasn’t a contribution to the cause of global peace or democracy: it helped destroy a country, argues Nick Riemer.