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Doing things differently

By Dr Alison Broinowski, AWPR Vice-PresidentAustralians, like people everywhere, are dying to get back to normal. As long as that doesn’t include actually dying, of course.…

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Should Australia be doing arms deals with Saudi Arabia?
Boys hold missile shrapnel they collected from the site of a Saudi-led airstrike in Sanaa, Yemen. Canberra-made weapons are being sold to the Saudi Arabian government. Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

Should Australia be doing arms deals with Saudi Arabia?

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The war in Yemen is again in the headlines following an airstrike outside a rural hospital in Yemen’s north west last week which the BBC reports killed at…

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Time to judge our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
The Somme Villers-Bretonneux Australian National War Memorial. Photo: Alamy (via Fairfax)

Time to judge our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

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Reports of alleged breaches of the laws of war by Australian special forces in Afghanistan have drawn attention again to the length of the war itself…

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The Con
Australian troops waiting for US Army helicopters to return to base in Nui Dat, South Vietnam, August 1967. Image: Michael Coleridge via Wikimedia Commons

The Con

Metaphorically, if society resembles a rug, then certainly ‘we’ are not supposed to peek under it, to check out the weave, to gain some specific insight…

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