ABC talks about Afghanistan in a bubble

As news emerges of a key aide of Hamad Karzai being on the CIA payroll – along with the country’s spy service – and Australia suffering another combat loss, ABC radio features a “debate” on the war with three men who share roughly similar views. No anti-war voices and no figures clearly calling for withdrawal (a position shared by the majority of the Australian population). And of course no Afghan voices themselves even get a look in.

That’s ABC “balance”.

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