Topic archives: Iraq War

Why is Jim Molan retweeting a Russian propaganda account?

February 6, 2018 24

As a former soldier, Senator Jim Molan ought to know better than to share Russian propaganda.

An Australian soldier begs to be punished for a crime we forced him to commit

October 18, 2016 2

Returned Sergeant Kevin Frost cannot deal with the pain and guilt of what happened in Afghanistan any longer. It's a pain foreign correspondent John Martinkus knows well.

Put Bush, Blair and Howard in the dock for democracy’s sake

July 14, 2016 14

The failure of Bush, Blair, Murdoch and Howard to be held accountable for the Iraq invasion contributes to the profound discontent gripping their countries.

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

July 11, 2016 33

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

You can’t play favourites on leaks

July 11, 2016 1

Crikey readers weigh in on issues of the day.

So how did Bolt get hold of Wilkie’s top-secret Iraq War doc?

July 8, 2016 14

The Andrew Bolt-Andrew Wilkie case shows the lengths Federal Police will go to in hunting down a journalist's sources.

Blair’s bad day

Blair’s bad day

July 7, 2016

The British press lets rip on the former PM ...

Turnbull, Shorten and the orange, weirdly coiffed elephant in the room

June 6, 2016 2

Shorten touched on Trump, but generally speaking both sides have avoided talk of foreign policy so far this campaign.

With the fall of the Green Zone, ‘our’ Iraq comes undone

May 3, 2016 1

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

April 7, 2016 12

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