Tag: Iraq

Regional Inferno

The turbulent state of the Middle East

Tony Abbott’s Iraq Adventure, by Paul Barratt

Romance and reality in following the United States into war

The Militarisation of Defence

The Defence White Paper assumes an aggressive posture and receives unprecedented funding

Afghanistan: Gift or Grand Conceit?

It is beyond most Westerners to understand today how offers of democracy are really much more than this: there is a widespread incapacity to grasp the social assumptions embedded in our 'gifts' writes John Hinkson

Elemental Blindness

John Hinkson argues the predictable failure of the new strategy in Iraq

Civilisational Chauvinism

With talk of a ‘long war’, the US has committed itself to a high-intensity, asymmetrical war against civilian populations, writes Guy Rundle

Freedom’s War

Matthew Ryan and Christopher Scanlon

The Age of Hyper-cynicism

Simon Cooper

A Wilderness of Mirrors

Guy Rundle

The Rogue to End All Rogues

John Hinkson America's nihilistic hold on WMD's is the key to the insanity of its leaders

The Iraqi Connection

Scott Burchill 'Evidence' for war so far presented is loaded in favour of a pre-determined conflict and panders to a wider need for grotesque self-deception.

Armageddon in the Middle East?

Jeremy Salt The roots of the current middle-east conflict were laid long before Israel was founded. The last, best hope for a just peace is that the Israeli people will come to terms with the problematic history of Zionism.