Afghanistan

11_retrospect.jpg

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.

4446842431_23c1334051_b.jpg

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.

12_afghanistan.jpg

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.

Afghanistan

'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.

19_retrospect.jpg

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.

Soldier 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.

Defence 0

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.

Rsz muslim woman

It is the women and girls of Afghanistan who have the most to lose if the West's mission fails, writes Jenny Stewart.

Defence

Successive Australian governments have skewed our defence priorities and failed our soldiers, argues Alan Stephens.

Ian Bickerton

Resolution of the war in Afghanistan requires the Taliban, the American and Karzai governments to recognise that victory, in any military sense, is illusory and cannot be fully realised, argues Ian Bickerton.

Pages