September 26, 2012

Former Commander Questions Diggers' Afghan Role

World News Australia | Army commanders are undergoing preparations to resume joint activities with local troops in Afghanistan. But retired Major General John Cantwell has questioned whether the high human cost is worth it.

Retired Major General John Cantwell has been scathing of former defence ministers and questioned whether the Afghanistan mission was worth the 38 lives lost.

But there wasn't much of that on Wednesday when the former army chief Peter Leahy launched the major general's new book, Exit Wounds, in the timber-panelled dining room of Canberra's Royal Military College. (READ MORE)

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