Is there honor in a losing battle? The US military faced this question in Vietnam. Its response would eventually change how the media covered war and how Americans perceive it.
Far from grasping at Cold War certainties, Le Carré's Smiley embraces the changing role of the British spy.
PTSD isn't just reserved for those on the frontline – my experience alongside a surgical team at Camp Bastion showed how it could affect anyone dealing with the fall out of war.
Far from a belligerent rogue state, North Korea is isolated, broke and hungry for attention.
Classic conflict analysis can tell us whether there's a chance that the warring factions can reach a peaceful resolution. Probably not, is the answer.
To maximise the long-term effectiveness of Australia’s foreign policies, there would be great value in strengthening our conflict prevention and resolution capabilities.
We need to acknowledge that 'band of brothers' military culture has a dark underbelly – and that individual acts of atrocity might be a reflection of broader, systemic issues.
Unlike most domestic criminal law, the laws governing the behaviour of Australian armed forces apply to criminal conduct alleged to have taken place overseas.
The new series will bring several strong women into conflict with each other – just like the Wars of the Roses.
An aggressive posture is one thing – but doing something about it is another, as countries factor in the costs and risks of aggression.
Journalists face psychological trauma from producing news even when they are distant from the scene of violent incidents. What can news organizations do?
North and South Korea explained in four questions and answers.
Very little is known about suicide and suicide attempts during modern genocides – but we do know there is an aftermath of suicide among victims.
The special protection offered via international law is not enough to keep journalists reporting on conflict zones and assuage concerns about free speech.
The comparison between ancient Athens and modern China, and Sparta and the US, through the Thucydides Trap, has its limitations.
Already one of the world's most urgent humanitarian disasters, the situation in Yemen is only getting worse.
Pop culture has always found something sexy about female fighters, who feature in everything from Sumerian hymns and Greek mythology to the new Wonder Woman film.
How zombies and gaming can help students learn.
China's conventional military assets are intimidating enough, but its latest technological advances could transform the military balance in its neighbourhood.
A 1915 morality play by Vernon Lee makes a powerful critique of jingoist group-think.