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The inquiry into alleged war crimes by Australian special forces in Afghanistan is done: what now? – The Guardian

From further investigation to potential prosecutions and compensation, the explosive Brereton report will reverberate for a long time



As the dust begins to settle on the explosive findings of Maj Gen Paul Brereton, a critical question looms.
What comes next?
Where does the Australian defence force go from here?
Can the Special Air Service regiment be reformed? Or do the problems run too deep? And what comes next for the 25 alleged perpetrators?
Investigations and potential prosecutions
First things first. The report identified a total of 25 perpetrators, either as principals or accessories, to alleged war crimes.
The fate of the…

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