Dutton defied advice on Afghan citations

By Daniel McCulloch
Updated June 9 2021 - 11:30am, first published 11:24am
Peter Dutton has defended allowing special forces troops to keep their meritorious unit citations.
Peter Dutton has defended allowing special forces troops to keep their meritorious unit citations.

Defence Minister Peter Dutton has defended overruling senior officials and allowing special forces troops to keep their meritorious unit citations from Afghanistan despite credible allegations of war crimes.

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