US troops provide an important protection for Afghans against insurgents in the war that started with 9/11 nearly 19 years ago, says UNSW’s Dr Srinjoy Bose.
An immersive 3D field of memories revealing the stories of returned Australian veterans from Afghanistan will screen at the Melbourne Museum today in commemoration of Remembrance Day.
After 14 years of continued military presence in Afghanistan, the Turnbull government must decide what's next for Australia in the conflict, writes Ian Bickerton and Christopher Kremmer.
While the historic protest in Kabul was a demonstration of national solidarity against IS-inspired violence, it also reflected disappointment at the poor performance of the national unity government, writes Ali Reza Yunespour.
'Please don't abandon us now' was the simple message from a delegation of female Afghan MPs during a recent visit to Australia, write Susanne Schmeidl and Laura Shepherd.
UNSW and ABC Radio have collaborated on a major digital archive providing unprecedented access to the personal experiences of Australian veterans who served in Afghanistan.
Young men in the military are three times more likely than those in the general population to have committed a violent offence in their lifetime, new research shows.
We must recognise that war is a finite, extraordinary and unnatural state of affairs, not something entered into as a panacea capable of solving all problems, argues Ian Bickerton.
It is the women and girls of Afghanistan who have the most to lose if the West's mission fails, writes Jenny Stewart.
Successive Australian governments have skewed our defence priorities and failed our soldiers, argues Alan Stephens.