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Artists have long tackled global issues, from war to human rights. But what, asks Joanna Mendelssohn, does this actually achieve?

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Like Australia, China traditionally commemorates those who served in war in April each year, and increasingly they do it via social media, writes Tom Sear.

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George Williams asks: What should Malcolm Turnbull do if he receives a call seeking our involvement in an ill-conceived foreign conflict? 

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Reading Ham and Gerwarth's sombre narratives beside FitzSimons' nationalist boosting shows he really doesn't understand the Great War, writes Peter Stanley.

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A study of doctors on the front line of war sheds new light on the nature of post-traumatic stress disorder.

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The decision to declare war and send Australian forces overseas does not require debate or authorisation from parliament, writes Gabrielle Appleby.

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British historian Peter Barton’s The Lost Legions of Fromelles tells a familiar story – of slaughter in the ditches and marshes of Word War One – but it also warns us to be wary of popular legend, writes Peter Stanley.

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Is the Vivid festival just about light and colour and bling, or is it also about ideas and images that challenge us, asks Phillip George.

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War should not be considered a “normal” response to dispute resolution, argues Ian Bickerton.

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

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