A Century of Anzac – Drowned in Beer, Bogans and Patriotism?

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When it comes to war, few issues are as polarising as how we choose to remember the men who fought in them.

Leadership In The 21st Century

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The stakes are high. We need wise leadership. Will we receive weakness, tyranny, or inspiration?

Unspoken at JFK

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David Eye offers a moment of horror and a moment of beauty at the airport.

Malignant Neglect—Foreign Policy In The Middle East

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Perpetuating the status quo in the Middle East serves no one’s interests, except the groups that thrive on instability. The cost of not directly dealing with this situation is surpassing the cost of directly doing so.

Marine Dad Surprises His Son at School

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Jayden Gall waited with his classmates for the mystery reader to arrive. Guess who it was?

War Movies, Good God, What are They Good For?

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Absolutely understanding their effect on young men’s idea of war?

The Choice: LBJ’s Decision to go to War in Vietnam

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Fifty years ago Lyndon Johnson made the decision to Americanize the conflict in Vietnam. Why?

In Praise of Snow and Anarchy

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Why it’s good when the city shuts down.

John Boorman’s Real Queen & Country: A Cinematic Master Brings the Love Home

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Likely to be Boorman’s last film, the sequel to Hope and Glory shows us love and war through the prism of a non-conforming, love-struck Bill Rohan.

When To Unleash The Warrior Throughout The World?

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When is war justified on the part of nations in this world? What are the “red lines” that the world needs to enforce? How to be Warriors for good rather than Warriors for ill?

Beautiful, Broken Men

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Elly Taylor takes us inside the ravaged world of PTSD.

‘American Sniper’ : All-American Denial

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“American Sniper” makes not talking about war heroic, while war’s causes, use and impact are exactly what should guide our national conversation.

Why Did I Go to War?

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Vic Sizemore thought he knew why he was going to war. Now, he’s not so sure.

Battle of Midway, photo 80-G-701843

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Von Thompson brings out the horrors and human costs of World War II’s Pacific Theater.

Watching Apocalypse Now

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Michael Frizell writes of Vietnam and the father who was there.