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We are losing the three-pronged war in Iraq and Syria

We are losing the three-pronged war in Iraq and Syria

Professor Damien KingsburySep 28, 20162 Comments

A coalition of diverse forces will work to oust ISIS from Mosul. But that's not the end of the story.

How many refugees should Australia take every year?

How many refugees should Australia take every year?

Professor Damien KingsburySep 26, 20167 Comments

Malcolm Turnbull has increased the number of refugees to 18,750, but that is a much lower number than we can comfortably support.

Egyptians brace for austerity as IMF loan comes with strings attached

Egyptians brace for austerity as IMF loan comes with strings attached

Salma IslamSep 15, 20161 Comment

Egypt is in dire financial straits and needs a loan from the IMF. But that never comes without strings, writes freelance journalist Salma Islam.

Tenuous ceasefire brings passing relief to war-ravaged Syria

Damien KingsburySep 13, 20161 Comment

Certain groups being excluded from the Syrian ceasefire limits its efficacy, writes professor of international politics at Deakin University Damien Kingsbury.    

He saved my life in Afghanistan. So why did Australia want to send him to Nauru?

He saved my life in Afghanistan. So why did Australia want to send him to Nauru?

John MartinkusAug 26, 2016

Many people in Afghanistan risked their lives and their families to help foreign journalists. But foreign correspondent John Martinkus says after the West has no need for such people anymore, we often leave them to be killed.

Failed coup a 'gift from god' for Erdogan

Failed coup a 'gift from god' for Erdogan

Ender BaskanAug 4, 20161 Comment

The failed coup attempt has given Recep Erdogan much more power, writes Ender Baskan an Australian writer of Turkish descent living in Istanbul.

The two men at the centre of the bloodshed in Turkey

The two men at the centre of the bloodshed in Turkey

Irfan YusufJul 20, 20163 Comments

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Fethullah Gulen's rivalry extends to Australia.

Rundle: the Chilcot Inquiry, and Iraq's true history

Rundle: the Chilcot Inquiry, and Iraq's true history

Guy RundleJul 11, 201633 Comments

Blair lied to his cabinet, his party, and the people of his nation. Effectively, he used the entire UK as a patsy.

Chilcot Inquiry: how Blair deliberately made the terror threat worse

Chilcot Inquiry: how Blair deliberately made the terror threat worse

Bernard KeaneJul 7, 201622 Comments

Tony Blair deliberately made his country less safe from the threat of terrorism in an effort to make a political point, the Chilcot Inquiry shows.

Is <em>Charlie Hebdo</em> racist? Or just inscrutably French?

Is Charlie Hebdo racist? Or just inscrutably French?

Shakira HusseinMay 27, 201610 Comments

Two French writers debate the virtue of Charlie Hebdo and the things that are lost in translation.

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