For-profit corporations are deeply embedded in US national security infrastructure – and they're not going anywhere.
Are Trump’s missile strikes against Syria constitutional? An expert on Congress and foreign policy provides a brief history of how the separation of war powers has blurred over time.
Even when ISIS is defeated, unless different groups can repair their relationship, violent extremism will remain, and peace in Iraq will stay elusive.
As the Trump era begins, Australian are having an overdue debate about the need for greater self-reliance at a time when American power may be receding.
Three key rulings by the UK Supreme Court and their legal implications.
Brexit and Trump aren't to blame. The rise of 'post-truth' is rooted in the middle-classes, not the masses.
America appears as divided over key aspects of foreign policy as it is at home. So how does President-elect Trump hope to handle that divide, and what will be the major issues facing him?
Guerrilla tactics are hampering the advance into Iraq's northern capital.
British prime minister Anthony Eden justified attacking Egypt as necessary to restrain the country's 'dangerous' leader. We still hear similar things before every Western intervention.
There are striking parallels between Eden's handling of Suez and Blair's march into the Iraq War.
British armed forces have to adapt to a changing threat. Small, highly-trained units will be a key part of that.
Journalists call it the 'dark arts', and public relations is more powerful than ever.
We need to know how many people have PTSD to figure out what policies can reduce the burden.
The research is strong that the atrocities of war cause mental health issues. A clinical psychologist walks us through the research and tells of her personal experience treating those with PTSD.
The UK government plans to suspend parts of the European Convention on Human Rights in future conflicts.
Scarred by disastrous wars and thousands of deaths caused by terrorism, the world is still reeling from the events of September 2001.
Does including torture or other human rights violations in video games trivialize the actions? Or might it force us to think more critically about them?
As the world picks over the Iraq Inquiry's final report, three fascinating character portraits have emerged.
When Attorney-General George Brandis was asked on Q&A about a parliamentary vote on the decision to go to war, he said that was not part of the Westminster tradition. Is that right?
Iraq's supposedly sky-high child mortality rate was a key part of Blair's case for war, and he was still making it years later – but it seems to have been based on a single dubious study.