Though more consequences are likely to develop in the post-9/11 era, the war on terror, heightened government surveillance and Islamophobia are notable legacies of this early 21st century tragedy.
Jirga has a clear message to the Taliban, Westerners, and other Afghans - even in the horror of warfare you can’t escape moral accountability.
The wars against Islamic State and al-Qaida show that military responses may seem to work in the short term but don’t change much in the long run.
A committee of MPs has lambasted a government scheme designed to protect Afghan civilians who worked for the British.
With the Taliban ramping up its attacks once again, the war in Afghanistan shows no sign of ending.
Ten months of data reveal some alarming trends.
After footage from America's first 'living room war' shocked the public, the government would clamp down on media coverage of future military conflicts.
Suffering the daily toil of violence, with little chance of escape.
It's been 16 years since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Understanding what propelled al-Qaida's attacks could help guard against further violence.
The University of Canberra’s Michelle Grattan and Michael de Percy discuss the week in politics.
In Afghanistan, geopolitics are thorny, relationships are key and patience is strategy. The US president has outlined a decent plan, but can he see it through?
Donald Trump's speech on "principled realism" in Afghanistan contained few surprises. Now, under the aegis of DOD chief Mattis it is the latest stage in America’s "forever war."
The man reportedly in talks with the Trump administration has a vision of setting up something akin to the East India Company in Afghanistan.
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.
Given the number of deaths and casualties in the long-running conflict, Australia needs to think carefully before committing more soldiers to a role that goes beyond training and support.
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.
Three key rulings by the UK Supreme Court and their legal implications.
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?
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.