This report in the ABC. “Soldiers and others who served in Afghanistan as part of Operation Slipper have been officially welcomed home in parades across the country. The parades marked the end of the operation, which was Australia’s contribution to the conflict in Afghanistan, launched in response to the deadly September 11 terrorist attacks in the United States.
Speaking at the ceremony in Canberra, Prime Minister Tony Abbott praised the efforts of all those involved in Operation Slipper. “That war ended not with victory, and not with defeat, but with hope, hope for a better Afghanistan, and for a safer world.” said Mr Abbott.
Christopher Bollyn provides an alternative narrative to the War on Terror.