The turbulent state of the Middle East
Romance and reality in following the United States into war
The Defence White Paper assumes an aggressive posture and receives unprecedented funding
John Hinkson argues the predictable failure of the new strategy in Iraq
With talk of a ‘long war’, the US has committed itself to a high-intensity, asymmetrical war against civilian populations, writes Guy Rundle
Matthew Ryan and Christopher Scanlon
John Hinkson America's nihilistic hold on WMD's is the key to the insanity of its leaders
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.
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.