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With the fall of the Green Zone, 'our' Iraq comes undone

With the fall of the Green Zone, 'our' Iraq comes undone

John MartinkusMay 3, 20161 Comment

There used to be a fiction of safety in Iraq, but with Australian and American troops gone, that fiction has crumbled too, writes foreign correspondent John Martinkus.

Why the killing in Iraq will never end

Why the killing in Iraq will never end

John MartinkusApr 7, 201612 Comments

In Iraq, the hatred for the ruling class is too deeply entrenched, writes John Martinkus.

Playground horror: Taliban violence no longer confined to Pakistan's badlands

Playground horror: Taliban violence no longer confined to Pakistan's badlands

Shakira HusseinMar 29, 20166 Comments

Violence is out of place everywhere and nowhere.

Australia ‘in ISIS’ cross-hairs’

Australia ‘in ISIS’ cross-hairs’

Shakira HusseinFeb 25, 20168 Comments

You think we are too far away for Islamic State to bother with? Think again.

'Everyone is talking about a coming storm': 5 years on from Egypt's revolution

'Everyone is talking about a coming storm': 5 years on from Egypt's revolution

Walt CurnowJan 25, 201610 Comments

Five years after Mubarak was ousted, has anything really changed in Egypt? Cairo-based journalist Walt Curnow reports.

Australian allies of Turkish cleric may have to choose sides

Australian allies of Turkish cleric may have to choose sides

Alex MitchellJan 12, 20164 Comments

Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen has a lot of support in Australia, but as tensions heat up with the Turkish government, those supporters may have to choose sides.

Rundle: Islam does not need a reformation, but the West might

Guy RundleDec 17, 201514 Comments

Violent fundamentalism does not come out of Islamic nations. It comes out of Islamic nations that have been violently occupied by Western powers.

Tony Abbott's alliance of interests with Islamic State

Tony Abbott's alliance of interests with Islamic State

Bernard KeaneDec 9, 201529 Comments

Tony Abbott's attacks on Islam and demands for more military intervention in the Middle East reflect how advocates of the War on Terror have the same agenda as the people they want to fight.

No free lunch: what journos learned on their Israel junket

No free lunch: what journos learned on their Israel junket

Margot SavilleDec 9, 20154 Comments

Is it possible to write objectively about Israel if you have been treated to an all-expenses-paid vacation?

How would Lib backbencher Bob Baldwin go against Islamic State?

How would Lib backbencher Bob Baldwin go against Islamic State?

Jess DavisDec 3, 20157 Comments

A Liberal backbencher says he would not try to seek asylum elsewhere if Islamic State were to try to take over. But what options do young Syrian men really have? Crikey intern Jess Davis reports.