Commentary | 02 May 2007

Hardly a war to end war

The Lowy Institute's Program Director for International Security, Rory Medcalf, looks at how the Iraq conflict might affect Western countries' future decisions on the use of force. He argues that this impact will be less straightforward than the war's magnitude as a US strategic error might suggest. But one legacy of Iraq will be to add to demands on the ADF. This piece appeared originally in an ASPI online forum.Rory Medcalf

  • Rory Medcalf

The Lowy Institute's Program Director for International Security, Rory Medcalf, looks at how the Iraq conflict might affect Western countries' future decisions on the use of force. He argues that this impact will be less straightforward than the war's magnitude as a US strategic error might suggest. But one legacy of Iraq will be to add to demands on the ADF. This piece appeared originally in an ASPI online forum.Rory Medcalf

  • Rory Medcalf