As Penny Wong claims how Israel defends itself is what is critical and the Greens carp on about ‘war crimes’, many Western armed forces now want a gentler side to combat, and to create ‘nice’ soldiers. We must ‘kill and show compassion at the same time,’ says one British general.
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Dr Tom Lewis OAM is a military historian. In his service career with the ADF, he led a US Intelligence team in Baghdad in 2006 in some of most bitter fighting of that war. His book ‘The Truth of War’ is released by Big Sky Publishing in November 2023.
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