When Did Horses Transform Mongolians’ Way of Life?

By Peter Coutros Genghis Khan is one of history’s most successful, and most vilified, military commanders. Under his leadership, the once divided nomadic tribes of the Eurasian steppe together... Read more »

Wars are not won by military genius or decisive battles

War is the most complex, physically and morally demanding enterprise we undertake. No great art or music, no cathedral or temple or mosque, no intercontinental transport net or particle... Read more »

THE BOMB THAT WENT OFF TWICE

IT WAS A SECRET wartime project, with a code name and an urgent mission: develop a more powerful bomb, one that could be mass produced in time to fend off... Read more »

The World Unites and Disunites: Someone Must Try to Keep It Together

by STEPHEN CHAN, This is an except from Meditations on Diplomacy: Comparative Cases in Diplomatic Practice and Foreign Policy – an open access book by Stephen Chan. Available now on Amazon (UK, USA, Ca, Ger, Fra), in... Read more »

War and democracy – who decides?

John Keane Professor of Politics, University of Sydney In March 2003, the Howard government involved Australia in an illegal military invasion of Iraq. The consequences of that war continue... Read more »