Australia's Deadliest Soldier Discusses Training to Kill

In this episode of Violent Times, we interview Sgt. Paul Cale about state-sanctioned violence.


Learning How to Kill With My Bare Hands

My bosses wanted to see if, in one day, I could be trained to fight like an assassin.


A Kiwi Soldier On Raids, Retaliation and Losing Friends in Afghanistan

“It’s the most demoralising thing you can ever experience. You’re out there with your mates and all of a sudden a huge explosion goes off, you could have a guy lose a limb or half a dozen getting blown up.”


Nicky Hager on War Crimes, Owning Your Mistakes and the Aftermath of 'Hit & Run'

We spoke to New Zealand’s most polarising investigative journalist about his latest book: the backlash, the denials, and how his family’s history of escaping Nazi Germany changed his perspective on war.


Everything I Learned Guarding A-List Celebs

"Sean Penn. He's a lovely bloke. But I tell you what, he can look after himself."