Historically, Australia’s broader policy approach to war crimes and war criminals has lacked a clear and coherent foundation.
Tourism will have to be a key element in future peace-building and peace-keeping strategies in Syria.
The rules on armed conflict on Earth are a major source of restraint on military operations. But the rules on the use of weapons in outer space are far from clear. We need to change that.
While Yemen burns, Theresa May's government plays with words.
Can a Czech soldier justify assassinating a Nazi leader when he knows that it could lead to thousands of innocent citizens being murdered in revenge? If so, how?
As a new cessation of hostilities comes into force, Russia's influence over the Syrian conflict is deepening.
What is hybrid warfare, and why would Australia benefit from its technological developments?
Are Americans at increasing risk of being killed in a terrorist attack? A sociologist explains how the way we remember the dead may make it feel that way.
What happens to mothers, wives and daughters left behind after conflict?
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.
The anti-war movement was visible everywhere in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq – but it made fundamental mistakes that hamstrung its campaign.
Compared with other attempts to mend deep wounds after wars and conflicts, the Chilcot Report falls depressingly short.
It is important to restore public trust in any future decision for Australia to go to war. For this, a system that provides better democratic accountability is essential.
From faulty intelligence and inadequate oversight to disastrously poor planning, the Iraq War was a mess from the start.
The Iraq Inquiry has found that the case for invading Iraq was far from watertight and made without proper care. Deception, however, is another matter.
As the Chilcot report finally sees the light of day, the former leader's motives need to be seen in their full context.
History shows how the act of remembrance has changed over time.
After the Somme the British army was supplied with vastly more firepower than before. This would decide the course of this war.
Recognising the symptoms of the dispossessed will prevent crimes against humanity.
This week’s episode of Game of Thrones saw a battle scene that some have claimed to be the greatest TV has ever seen.