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Echoes of Vietnam: Counterinsurgency, “warrior hero” culture, and war crimes in Afghanistan

Echoes of Vietnam: Counterinsurgency, “warrior hero” culture, and war crimes in Afghanistan

By Mia Martin Hobbs In our latest article, Dr Mia Martin Hobbs finds important parallels between war crimes committed by the US and Australia in the Vietnam War and those alleged to have been committed by Australian Special Forces in Afghanistan. These echoes, she argues, should cause our politicians to think carefully before sending fighting […]

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