If you're worried about the flaws in the system that stops Donald Trump launching a war, we've got bad news about Australia.
It's time to face the fact: the obscenity of violence should overrule the Western "obscenity" of unruly women.
One of the dominant TV series of the '70s, M*A*S*H had a core theme of white male privilege, but it got more complicated as the show aged.
Former PM&C head John Menadue warns that Australia should not be blindly following the United States into a series of pointless, costly wars.
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.
CNN reporter Michael Ware may be the latest public casualty of post-traumatic stress disorder from covering war zones, but he's certainly not alone. So what's the cost of war reporting? Try relationship break downs, excessive drinking, depression and anger problems.
War is hell. We know this, and yet we keep going back for more. It's a fundamental part of the male psyche, says Evan Thomas. And we're doomed to repeat it over and over again.
As Hollywood continues to pump out flicks about combat, the question lingers: which American war provides the best film fodder? Even without the shocking exclusion of Sylvester Stallone's Victory, the answer is a little surprising.
Africa's brutal wars seem to never end. And they don't, and won't, because there is nothing specific that they are fighting for. Heavily armed banditry has taken over the continent, writes Jeffrey Gettleman.