Stuff: The NZ Defence Force manipulated the Battle of Baghak video

OPINION: Truth, it is said, is the first casualty of war.

And during the 16 years of the war in Afghanistan, truths have been trampled on and obliterated as much as in any other global conflict over the past century.

But in New Zealand, a country which respects transparency and freedom of expression, we probably assumed a higher standard of the Defence Force.

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