If truth would endanger troops then we shouldn't be doing this crap. I think the government is hiding behind the "troops" rather than saying their hidden agenda will be endangered.
A boat of around 700 migrants was deliberately sank by human traffickers. According to survivors, the boat was already over capacity and the passengers were asked to get on a smaller boat. After there was solidarity refusing to move the traffickers sunk the boat. Eleven people are all that survived. The article cites other instances of this cruel and despicable treatment. One of the survivors was pregnant.How is that for a story to tell your kid?