A ceasefire and peace agreement in Afghanistan may mean that the Taliban would have to lose their "terrorist" classification and turn from despised outlaws to legitimate powerbrokers.
Labor Leader Arthur Calwell tried to leverage public opposition to conscription to gain support during the 1966 election, calling it a "sinister word" for Australians. The tactic failed.
Army ration biscuits known as 'Anzac tiles' were durable but bland - as Australian war archives show, they served as stationery, Christmas cards and as the basis of art.
Science fiction has made us vigilant of 'killer robots' in our midst, but they're far closer than many of us realise.
A case regarding the constitutional validity of a cross shaped war memorial, is pending before the Supreme Court. An expert explains why these symbols have different meanings.
Devotees from many parts of the world are visiting the ailing 92-year-old monk, who has retired to a Buddhist temple. He taught how the practice of mindfulness could be combined with daily actions.
A small country surrounded by giants such as China, Russia and the United States, Vietnam long ago learned to work with its neighbours and assert its independence.
When dozens of US mines planted in waters off the Vietnam coast detonated almost simultaneously in 1972, all eyes turned to the Sun for an explanation.
A scholar raised by leftist San Francisco parents in the 1970s ends up teaching in the heartland, where her students represent a very different kind of politics. What she learns from them is profound.
Donald Trump's obsession with trade deficits, and his subsequent wielding of the tariff big guns, is the absolute wrong approach for the U.S. economy.
Ginsberg was one of the most high-profile representatives of the American counterculture and anti-war movement.
The work of Bertrand Russell, philosopher, social critic, mathematician and anti-war crusader, are still relevant today. Here's why fans should take in the Russell collection at McMaster University.
From Dundee to Dublin, horror spectaculars are springing up like zombies from the dead.
The anti-Vietnam War efforts of Yale University chaplain William Sloane Coffin Jr. and other church leaders alienated many Protestant Americans – with lasting repercussions.
"What's Going On" remains relevant today. Even now its plaintive lyrics speak eloquently about a post-9/11 world that's upside down.
The bombing in Syria is based on a flawed strategy – just as Operation Rolling Thunder was during the Vietnam War. But will world leaders learn the lessons of history?
King argued for a national guaranteed income that would keep people out of poverty. Fifty years later, the Poor People's Campaign still resonates.
A scholar argues how MLK's ideas and thoughts remain underappreciated in wider public consciousness.
If Americans remember My Lai, they likely know that something awful happened there. On this 50th anniversary, it is worth recalling the grotesque details, in the hope of preventing a future My Lai.
As Toronto reacts to the news that a killer was preying on victims in the city’s gay village, an expert on serial killers explains how violent offenders are more strategic than previously thought.