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Kurdish families flee their home following Turkey's offensive in northern Syria (Image: EPA/Stringer)

Trump can’t even end wars right

There are 'forever wars', and then there are those that have to be fought. It’s important not to get confused.

A 1998 ADF relief effort in West Papua (Image: AAP/Gary Ramage)

Climate change is a threat to national security. How is the military preparing for the fight?

The Australian Defence Force will be inordinately affected by future humanitarian crises and military conflicts resulting from climate change. How it acts today will prove crucial.

Spectacular advances in robotic technology are a far cry from Rosie the maid -- they can self-replicate, replace millions of workers and, most sinister of all, hunt and kill. <em>Crikey</em> examines the dark side of our bright future.

Rundle: the robots are coming, for good or ill

Spectacular advances in robotic technology are a far cry from Rosie the maid -- they can self-replicate, replace millions of workers and, most sinister of all, hunt and kill. Crikey examines the dark side of our bright future.

It's over-simplistic to compare the situation in Syria with early 2000s Iraq -- for starters, there is already conflict in Syria, writes <b>Charles Richardson</b>.

Compare and contrast — Syria vs Iraq

It's over-simplistic to compare the situation in Syria with early 2000s Iraq -- for starters, there is already conflict in Syria, writes Charles Richardson.

Former US military officer Bradley Manning has escaped prosecution for aiding the enemy. But the 19 charges that stuck will see the suspected WikiLeaks source locked away for decades.

Manning didn’t aid the enemy, but his country will lock him up for life

Former US military officer Bradley Manning has escaped prosecution for aiding the enemy. But the 19 charges that stuck will see the suspected WikiLeaks source locked away for decades.

Congressional hearings in Washington have revealed the US military is openly canvassing hosting controversial unmanned aircraft in the region -- including at Australian bases.

Will America park its drones on our lawn? Military men talk options

Congressional hearings in Washington have revealed the US military is openly canvassing hosting controversial unmanned aircraft in the region -- including at Australian bases.

Despite cuts, the US will remain the world’s military giant for the foreseeable future, writes <b>Andy Butfoy</b>, a senior lecturer in international relations at Monash University, at <a href="http://inside.org.au/imbalance-of-power/"><em>Inside Story</em></a>.

Imbalance of power: cuts won’t diminish US forces

Despite cuts, the US will remain the world’s military giant for the foreseeable future, writes Andy Butfoy, a senior lecturer in international relations at Monash University, at Inside Story.

The Petraeus affair makes other political sex scandals look like a Christian RSVP.com speed date. Our correspondent delves into the affair that has everything.

The Petraeus affair, you couldn’t make this stuff up

The Petraeus affair makes other political sex scandals look like a Christian RSVP.com speed date. Our correspondent delves into the affair that has everything.

When the "enduring presence" of US marines in Darwin was announced locals were too giddy by Obama's presence to question it. <b>Justin Tutty</b> from BaseWatch examines what happened when they arrived.

All the way with the USA? How Darwin received its US troops

When the "enduring presence" of US marines in Darwin was announced locals were too giddy by Obama's presence to question it. Justin Tutty from BaseWatch examines what happened when they arrived.

Nuclear weapons and joint military bases aimed at containing our largest trading partner will, sooner or later, be put in our backyard. That's if US Republicans get their way.

Nuclear drumbeat grows as US eyes Australia

Nuclear weapons and joint military bases aimed at containing our largest trading partner will, sooner or later, be put in our backyard. That's if US Republicans get their way.

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