In the 19th century, Russian intellectuals launched a search for historical evidence of their moral and military superiority. What they found drives what today some call "Russian aggression."
One professor explains how war in Iran led her to a career in biomedical engineering - a rapidly growing field that offers students exciting opportunities to serve humanity.
It might not happen today or tomorrow, but the risk of a major European conflict is very much there.
Fly-bys by RAAF Super Hornets and army helicopters are a noisy finale to the Brisbane Festival. While many find this sound awe-inspiring, what of those with lived experience of war?
What are the ethics of teaching children about the army as part of the national curriculum?
Successful counterinsurgency depends on winning the hearts and minds of men and women.
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.