The witnesses for Ben Roberts-Smith

Right now, one of Australia’s most decorated soldiers, Ben Roberts-Smith, is suing Nine newspapers over a series of articles alleging war crimes. 
As the case has played out, we have learned extraordinary details about Australia’s most secretive operations during the war in Afghanistan, with evidence being aired in civil court.  
Some witnesses have told the court they saw Ben Roberts-Smith unlawfully kill people — others say he was acting inside the rules of engagement.
Today, senior reporter for The Saturday Paper, Rick Morton on the latest evidence in the Ben Roberts-Smith defamation case. 

Guest: Senior reporter for The Saturday Paper, Rick Morton.

Background reading: Ben Roberts-Smith trial calls next witness in The Saturday Paper.

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