Does it matter that strikes against Syria violate international law?
The air strikes in Syria by the US, UK and France violate the UN Charter and international law; a University of Melbourne expert looks at what's at stake.
Comedy in the trenches
Trench journals provided a much-needed outlet for soldiers in WW1 and the French and Australian publications were similar, says a University of Melbourne expert
North Korea: The ‘threat that leaves something to chance’
Following North Korea's missile test over Japan, a University of Melbourne expert looks at whether a nuclear crisis involving the US could spiral out of control
The reality of terrorism: Old and new
Following the terror attacks in London and Manchester, a University of Melbourne expert looks at how terrorism has changed, and if it's changed that much.
Daring to resolve conflicts without war
As the numbers of conflict deaths and refugees grow, in part due to the Syrian war, University of Melbourne experts argue for diplomats to focus on prevention.
Why is Russia still supporting Syria?
As the G7 puts pressure on Russia to cut ties with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, the University of Melbourne examines why Russia is still supporting Syria.
Peacemaker: Is Australia up to the task?
Australia's lack of action - and motivation - to assist in lessening conflicts overseas remains a critical gap in our defence policy.
Is Australia strong enough to protect?
The Greens and civil society orgs launched a campaign to accept 20,000 refugees from Syria. Is Australia ready to change course on migration?