Good morning, early birds. A senior officer in charge of Australia’s special forces has reportedly admitted that some elite soldiers committed war crimes in Afghanistan, and the federal government will potentially need to inject another $70-90 billion over the next six months to survive the post-COVID economic shock. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Australia needs a full investigation and prosecution into war crimes in Afghanistan, otherwise the case could go all the way to The Hague.
Good morning, early birds. The government is facing pressure to spark Australia's sluggish economy, and ASIO reports that it is 'spread thin' in the face of mounting threats. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
Alan Jones is in Brisbane to defend a defamation case brought against him relating to his coverage of the 2011 Queensland Floods. And other media stories of the day.
16 years on and despite peace talks, the corrupt Kabul government is still on the back-foot in its war with the Taliban.
While the foreign policy establishment applauds Trump's conversion to military intervention, they never ask the question of why the War on Terror has been such a spectacular failure.
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Gender diversity is not a PC buzzword -- it saves lives and wins wars, a senior Defence servicewoman has said.
Many people in Afghanistan risked their lives and their families to help foreign journalists. But foreign correspondent John Martinkus says after the West has no need for such people anymore, we often leave them to be killed.