Iraq War

The many consequences of a clear blue day on 11 September, 2001
The many consequences of a clear blue day on 11 September, 2001
The 9/11 attacks – four separate coordinated strikes by al-Qaeda using passenger planes as weapons of mass destruction – were the deadliest and most consequential terrorist events…
The Director’s Chair: John Howard on Australia-China relations, the Afghanistan War, and COVID
Podcasts
The Director’s Chair: John Howard on Australia-China relations, the Afghanistan War, and COVID
In this episode of The Director’s Chair, Michael Fullilove speaks with John Howard, Australia’s 25th Prime Minister
Did 9/11 change our world?
Interactives
Did 9/11 change our world?
We asked six experts, “Did 9/11 define our world? If so, how? If not, what did?” After each of their responses to these questions, editor Lydia Khalil challenges the experts…
The Director’s Chair: Dr Kori Schake on Senator John McCain, the Quad and the future of the GOP.
Podcasts
The Director’s Chair: Dr Kori Schake on Senator John McCain, the Quad and the future of the GOP.
In this episode of The Director’s Chair, Michael Fullilove speaks with the well-known American strategist and author, Dr Kori Schake.
A missed opportunity for the International Criminal Court
A missed opportunity for the International Criminal Court
While Australia is facing its own war crimes allegations in relation to Afghanistan, the UK is the focus of allegations with respect to Iraq. The trials of UK…
Review: lessons for Australia and Britain from Iraq War
Review: lessons for Australia and Britain from Iraq War
Book review: Blunder: Britain’s War in Iraq, by Patrick Porter (Oxford University Press, November 2018). Clausewitz famously pointed out that war is a continuation of politics or…
Australia in Iraq 2002-2010: Inconsequential, confused and timid
Australia in Iraq 2002-2010: Inconsequential, confused and timid
Recently I was asked by media to comment on a front page story in The Sydney Morning Herald about a 572 page report written by an Army official in 2010 on Australia’s…
Commentary
Burning questions over ADF deployment to Middle East
Burning questions over ADF deployment to Middle EastJames BrownThe Saturday Paper4 October 2014Please click here for the online text.James Brown
Commentary
Australia won't 'better mankind' in Iraq if we instinctively reach for our military
Australia won't 'better mankind' in Iraq if we instinctively reach for our militaryJames BrownThe Guardian4 September 2014Please click here for the online text…