Australia has spent billions on its military involvement in Afghanistan, but its true cost is only now coming to light. Photo: Getty Images
Australia has spent billions on its military involvement in Afghanistan, but its true cost is only now coming to light. Photo: Getty Images
Hari Raj
Opinion

Opinion

Hari Raj

Australia’s war crimes in Afghanistan show the cost of celebrating the military

  • A report has revealed evidence that Australian troops covered up the murders of victims who were ‘non-combatants or no longer combatants’
  • For some, the findings will be hard to reconcile with the deification of the military and the Anzac spirit that is so intertwined with Australia’s national identity

Australia has spent billions on its military involvement in Afghanistan, but its true cost is only now coming to light. Photo: Getty Images
Australia has spent billions on its military involvement in Afghanistan, but its true cost is only now coming to light. Photo: Getty Images
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