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  • The Day After: Iraq in the Wake of the Caliphate
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    The Day After: Iraq in the Wake of the Caliphate

    While Mosul’s liberation from the Islamic State terrorist group appears closer than ever, Iraq’s challenges are far from over. The Iraqi government must work to address the conditions that enabled the rise of Islamic State and manage the political tensions that may escalate without a common enemy. As the motley coalition arrayed against the... More >
  • Implications of the CIA’s Cyber Snooping
    Analysis

    Implications of the CIA’s Cyber Snooping

    Wikileaks’ latest document dump revealed the extraordinary capacity of the CIA to hack into everyday devices. The continuing revelations about the extent of the cyber spy industry demand changes at the government and personal level. Cyber-warfare is now the fifth dimension of war (after sea, land, air and space). We must therefore become... More >
  • Handshakes Hide PNG-Australia Tension
    Analysis

    Handshakes Hide PNG-Australia Tension

    Julie Bishop’s recent visit to Papua New Guinea marked another seemingly stable chapter in Australia’s dealings with the Pacific nation. But the visit’s handshakes and smiles masked increasing strain on the historic relationship. During her recent visit to Papua New Guinea (PNG) Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop co-chaired... More >
  • Nuclear Weapon Ban: Engage or Enrage?
    Analysis

    Nuclear Weapon Ban: Engage or Enrage?

    The Australian government’s decision to join nuclear-weapon states in boycotting negotiations for a ban on nuclear weapons adds to international divisions on the issue. Australia should instead be playing a constructive role in addressing the risk of nuclear weapons by participating in negotiations. At the end of this month, the United Nations... More >
  • Protection from the Protectors: Is Enough Being Done to Tackle Peacekeeper Sexual Abuse?
    Analysis

    Protection from the Protectors: Is Enough Being Done to Tackle Peacekeeper Sexual Abuse?

    The UN Secretary-General is set to shake things up on peacekeeper sexual exploitation and abuse, but gaps remain. The new Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has recently released the 2017 report on Special measures for protection from sexual exploitation and abuse. This report is annual. However, this year’s report... More >

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Reading Room

Reading Room: Return to Moscow

Given Russia’s return to the world stage in the Caucasus, in Ukraine and in Syria, plus the allegations...

Reading Room: Surviving Peace

One of the many over-valued witticisms of Winston Churchill concerns the slice of Europe known as the...

Reading Room: A War of Words

There is clearly a demand for the histories of Australians’ experiences in war. In 2015 we observed the...

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