War Crimes in Afghanistan

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War Crimes in Afghanistan

This episode contains references to extreme violence and content that some listeners may find disturbing.

The allegations of war crimes in Afghanistan against Australia’s most decorated solider, Ben Roberts Smith, has rocked the country, and forced military’s around the world to reckon with the disturbing reality of war crimes.

In this episode, James Patton Rogers is joined by Dr Patrick Bury, Senior Lecturer in Security at the University of Bath, former British army Captain having served in Afghanistan, and NATO analyst, to discuss the complex nature of who, what, how and why war crimes are committed.

Editor: Aidan Lonergan

Producer: Elena Guthrie

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