Seven West Media should stroll the tight rope of its protection of the Brereton SAS struggle crimes report and its chairman’s assist of army figures.
The appalling revelations of the Brereton struggle crimes report have made headlines all over the world, already ensuing within the disbanding of the SAS regiment on the centre of the allegations of struggle crimes, the Particular Air Service Regiment 2 Squadron.
However the SAS unit has discovered solace from one supply: Seven West Chairman Kerry Stokes. Already, Stokes has loaned embellished former SAS soldier Ben Roberts-Smith someplace between $1 million and $2 million (relying on the supply) to help his — to date not going all that nice — defamation case in opposition to the 9 papers.
9 had printed allegations that the Victoria Cross and Medal for Gallantry recipient was investigated for involvement in executions and mistreatment of prisoners in Afghanistan. Roberts-Smith, a former member of the disbanded squadron, is now an government at Seven and denies the allegations.
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