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.
The comparison between ancient Athens and modern China, and Sparta and the US, through the Thucydides Trap, has its limitations.
Already one of the world's most urgent humanitarian disasters, the situation in Yemen is only getting worse.
Pop culture has always found something sexy about female fighters, who feature in everything from Sumerian hymns and Greek mythology to the new Wonder Woman film.
How zombies and gaming can help students learn.
China's conventional military assets are intimidating enough, but its latest technological advances could transform the military balance in its neighbourhood.
A 1915 morality play by Vernon Lee makes a powerful critique of jingoist group-think.
There are about 59,000 cards in archival boxes from the Red Cross's WW2 enquiry service. While their language is impersonal, the golden rule was to provide solace to soldiers' families, and fast.
Since the late 1970s, East Asia has seen fewer deaths in conflict than any other continent. Can it keep the peace?
The West's chosen solution to the Syrian conflict demands action that it's unwilling to take.
Trump's attack on Assad's air force was opportunist and reckless. It was also long overdue.
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.