While the foreign policy establishment applauds Trump's conversion to military intervention, they never ask the question of why the War on Terror has been such a spectacular failure.
Eddie Hayson's weird homophobic rant ... eggplant wars ... F-35 fuel tanks collapsing ...
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 it the job of the public broadcaster to weigh in on official channels about the term "radical Islam"?
Malcolm Turnbull's comments on Syria reflect an understanding of context and the role of western foreign policy in creating terrorism. Both are anathema to the hard Right.
If we think Islamic State is the epitome of evil and must be stopped, why do we then threaten those who try to stop it?
The War on Terror is all about the West helping recruit terrorists and arming them. Mistake or design?
Australia now finds itself embedded in a "stalemate" in Iraq, at best, while apparently determined to ensure disillusioned jihadis stay there.