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ALISON BROINOWSKI. What was all that about?

  Afghan troops who were trained in Uruzgan until 2013 by Australian soldiers are now reportedly confined to barracks. More for their own safety than the protection of the province, it seems, because the Taliban have waited them out and … Continue reading

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HENRY REYNOLDS. Unnecessary wars in service of other people’s empires.

Australia is engaged in a long cavalcade of military commemoration. It has been advancing since the 1990’s. Government largesse has speeded it on its way. War is now widely seen as the defining collective experience. The national spirit, the argument … Continue reading

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