Australia and New Zealand

Abel-Fattah, Randa. ‘In Defence Of The Mufti: Talk About Terrorism, Just Don’t Mention The War From The West’, New Matilda, Nov 18, 2015.

Atkins, Jon. ‘Sabotaging nuclear disarmament the Australian way’, Marrickville Peace Group, Mar 24, 2014.

Atkins, Jon. ‘On resolving tensions in the South China Sea’, Marrickville Peace Group, Jul 3, 2015.

Atkins, Jon. ‘Abbott government’s decision to bomb Syria should be revoked’, Marrickville Peace Group, Sep 12, 2015.

Atkins, Jon and John Butcher. ‘The principle of ‘peace and non-violence’ – “lest we forget” to our peril’, GreenMail, Winter 2016.

Ball, Desmond, Bill Robinson and Richard Tanter. ‘The Higher Management of Pine Gap’, NAPSNet Special Reports, Nautilus Institute, Aug 17, 2015.

Barrett, Paul. ‘Managing ANZUS in the age of Trump‘, John Menadue’s blog: Peals and Irritations, Nov 28, 2016.

Beaumont, Joan. ‘Why the Defence advertisements at the Canberra Airport should be taken down’, The Canberra Times, Aug 26, 2015.

Beeson, Mark. Review of Dangerous Allies by Malcolm Fraser, The Conversation, May 31, 2014.

Bradley, Michael. ‘The lessons to learn from the David Hicks case’, The Drum, Feb 20, 2015.

Bradley, Michael. ‘Citizenship laws, Q&A, and the anatomy of a fear campaign’The Drum, Jun 23,  2015.

Bradley, Michael. ‘The slippery slope of justifying air strikes in Syria’, The Drum, Sep 10, 2015.

Brennan, Frank SJ. ‘Timorese have had a win but could still lose big-time’, John Menadue’s blog: Peals and Irritations, Jan 20, 2017.

Byrne, D. N. ‘One day in the life of David Hicks’, Australian Review of Public Affairs, Feb 2015.

Cox, Lloyd and Brendon O’Connor. ‘Australia, the US and the Vietnam and Iraq Wars: ‘Hound Dog, not Lap Dog’ ‘, Australian Journal of  Political Science, Vol. 47, No. 2, Jun 13, 2012, pp. 179-187.

Deane, Nick. ‘Why are there U.S. marines in Darwin?’, Independent Australia, Apr 10, 2014.

Deane, Nick. ‘Rattling Talisman Sabre is dangerous’, Green Left Weekly, Jul 4, 2015.

Deane, Nick. ‘How does Australia goes to war?’, Speech to Quakers’ Peace and Justice Group, Sydney, February 18, 2016.

Deane, Nick. ‘Reflecting on Troubled Waters. South China Sea’, Pearls and Irritations – John Menadue’s blog, Sep 6, 2016.

Dixon, Chris. ‘Redeeming the warrior: myth-making and Australia’s Vietnam veterans’, Australian Journal of Politics and History, 60 2: 214-228, 2014. (The abstract can be read here).

Doherty, Ben. ‘Australia resists nuclear disarmament push because it relies on US deterrent’, The Guardian, Sep 16, 2015.

Dorling, Philip. ‘Pine Gap drives US drone kills’, Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 21, 2013.

Dorling, Philip. ‘Australian outback station at forefront of US spying arsenal’, Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 26, 2013.

Dorling, Philip. ‘Pine Gap’s new spy role revealed’, Sydney Morning Herald, May 31, 2015.

Dorling, Phillip. ‘Only one in 10 Pine Gap spies is employed by Australian government‘, Sydney Morning Herald, Jun 24, 2015.

Dorling, Phillip. ‘Secret Australia-Saudi deal on intelligence’, The Saturday Paper, Jun 27, 2015.

Dwyer, Philip, ‘Anzacs behaving badly: Scott McIntyre and contested history’, The Conversation, Apr 29, 2015.

Edney-Browne, Alex. ‘Imprecise, Automated, Deadly: Why Australia Shouldn’t Buy Into The Drone War’, The Guardian, Mar 16, 2016.

El Gawley, Nadyat. ‘Australia, Drones and War Powers’, Reportage Online, Sep 10, 2013.

FactCheck. ‘Ít’s war, not ‘a mission’: Abbott incorrect on Iraq action’, ABC News, updated Oct 3, 2014.

Fitzgerald, Tomas. ‘Tender doublespeak adds risk to submarine decision’, The Conversation, Feb 16, 2015.

Flanagan, Richard. ‘Australia’s treatment of asylum seekers was bound to lead to something like Border Force’, The Guardian, Aug 31, 2015

Fraser, Malcolm. ‘Torture Team: Human Rights, Lawyers, Interrogations And The ‘War On Terror’ — A Response To Philippe Sands’, Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol 2, Issue 2, Oct 2008.

Fraser, Malcolm. ‘Ukraine: there’s no way out unless the west understands its past mistakes’, The Guardian, March 3, 2014.

Fraser, Malcolm. ‘Australia’s Role in the Pacific’, Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies, (Wiley Online Library), Vol 1, Issue 2, May 2014, pp 431-437.

Fraser, Malcolm. ‘Submission to the 2015 Defence White Paper’, Department of Defence, Oct 2014.

Fraser, Malcolm and Tilman Ruff. ‘2015 is the year to ban nuclear weapons’, The Age, Feb 19, 2015.

Grounds, Jenny. ‘Why did we go to war in Iraq’, Paper presented to the World Matters Literary Festival, MAPW, Oct 20, 2012.

Jobson, Debra. ‘US arms suppliers overrule courts in Australia with ITAR’, The Saturday Paper, Jan 24, 2015.

Lee, Michael. ‘Snowden’s leak reaffirms Australia’s four spy installations’, ZDNet, 9 Jul 2013.

Ludlam, Scott. ‘Two Australians were killed by US drones. Of course that’s our business’, The Guardian, Jun 5, 2014.

Ludlam, Scott. ‘The Australian parliament must have the power to decide if we go to war’, The Guardian, Jul 17, 2014.

Lynch, Jake. ‘A fitting codicil to a centenary of war’ New Matilda, Apr 25, 2014.

Lynch, Jake. ‘Labor And The Coalition Are Failing Palestine, It’s Time For Civil Society To Take Over’, New Matilda, Oct 27, 2015.

McDonald, Hamish. ‘Assessing the Rebalance: The Evolution of U.S. Interests in Asia’, Work in Progress Presentation to Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars, 10 Apr 2014.

McDonald, Hamish. ‘Japan and US enclose Chinese coast within sensor net’, The Saturday Paper, Apr 18, 2015

McDonald, Hamish. ‘The Wired Seas of Asia: China, Japan, the US and Australia’ (with an introduction by Richard Tanter), The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol. 13, Issue. 15, No. 2, Apr 20, 2015.

McDonald, Hamish. ‘Turnbull’s foreign policy likely to pivot to China’, The Drum, ABC, Sep 16, 2015.

Manne, Robert. ‘Malcolm Fraser: An unlikely radical’, SMH, Apr 26, 2014.

Marrickville Peace Group. ‘Questioning the Value of the Australia/US Alliance’, Submission to the 2015 Defence White Paper, Sep 17, 2014.

Marrickville Peace Group. Questioning the Value of the Australia/US Alliance, Submission to the 2015 Defence White Paper with an Introduction by Malcolm Fraser, Dec 2014.

Measham, Fatima. ‘South China Sea dispute exposes soft Australia’, Eureka Street, Jun 9, 2015.

Medical Association for Prevention of War, ‘Submission to the Defence White Paper 2015 Public Consultation’, Oct 28, 2014.

Medical Association for Prevention of War, ‘Submission to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee Inquiry in to the acquisition of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter’, Feb 26, 2016.

Menadue, John. ‘Australian Strategic Policy Institute. By their fruits you will know them’, Peals and Irritations – author’s blog, Sep 6, 2016.

Menadue, John. ‘The New Compradors in the China Australia Relationship’, Peals and Irritations – author’s blog, Sep 8, 2016.

O’Neill, James. ‘What is Really Happening in the South China Sea?’, New Eastern Outlook, Apr 26, 2016.

O’Neill, James. ‘A Changing Region: Is Australia Prepared?’, Paper presented to IPAN/AACC Seminar: The Alliance Between Australia and the United States, Lidcombe, Sep 11, 2016.

O’Neill, James. ‘Australia, Tagging Along into Other Nations’ Wars’,, Oct 19, 2016.

Patience, Allan. ‘Chilcot and Australia’, Pearls and Irritations – John Menadue’s blog, Jul 11, 2016.

Ramsey, Alan. ‘Australia’s deferential treatment of the United States has gone on for too long’, SMH, Mar 27, 2015.

Ramsey, Alan. ‘Anzac Day: Time for Australia to stop fighting other peoples’ wars’, The Age, Apr 25, 2015.

Reynolds, Emma. ‘Guantanamo guard: ‘CIA killed prisoners and made it look like suicide’’, The Australian, Jan 15, 2015.

Robertson, Joshua. ‘Anti-war activist Ciaron O’Reilly: conventional protests are ‘a dead end’’, The Guardian, Jan 7, 2016.

Rolles, Greg. ‘On Anzac Day give peace a go’, On Line Opinion,  Apr 23, 2015.

Rolles, Greg. ‘2015 Frontier Wars March- 50 meters that defines a country’, Greg’s Role (Greg Rolles’ blog), Apr 27, 2015.

Rollo, Stuart. ‘Why is China building a ‘great wall of sand’? Look no further than Darwin’, The Guardian, Apr 3, 2015.

Rollo, Stuart and Tess Lea. ‘As US Marines arrive in Darwin, Australia must consider its strategic position’, SMH, Apr 24, 2016.

Sabawi, Samah and Bassam Dally. ‘The Rude Australian Delegation To Palestine That Pretended There Wasn’t An Elephant In The Room’, Dec 22, 2015.

Saul, Ben. ‘Iraq war: burying the inconvenient past’, Opinion, The Drum, Jun 29, 2012.

Saul, Ben. Introduction to Research Handbook on International Law and Terrorism, Edward Elgar ed., Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 14/07, Jan 28, 2014.

Saul, Ben. Terrorism and International Humanitarian Law, Sydney Law School Research Paper , No. 14/16, Feb 11, 2014.

Saul, Ben. ‘The light of human rights is fading in Australia’, Opinion, The Drum, Oct 7, 2014.

Saul, Ben. ‘Attacks on Commission unbefitting our government’, The Drum, updated Feb 16, 2015.

Short, John Rennie. ‘Troubled waters: conflict in the South China Sea explained’, The Conversation, May 24, 2016.

Stephens, David. ‘Drones in the Distance’, Inside Story, Feb 14, 2013 (Review of Confront and Conceal: Obama’s Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power by David E. Sanger and Under the Drones: Modern Lives in the Afghanistan–Pakistan Borderlands edited by Shahzad Bashir and Robert D. Crews).

Stephens, David. ‘Anzac’, ‘cyber’ and ‘drone’ are all five-letter words’, On Line Opinion, Jul 30, 2013.

Tanter, Richard. ‘After Obama – The new joint facilities’, Nautilus Institute, May 2012.

Tanter, Richard. ‘Memo Stephen Smith: there are US bases in Australia and they are expanding’, The Conversation, Aug 7, 2012.

Tanter, Richard. ‘US joint facilities are a threat to the national interest’, The Conversation, Dec 4, 2012.

Tanter, Richard. ‘The “Joint Facilities” revisited – Desmond Ball, democratic debate on security, and the human interest’, Nautilus Institute, Dec 12, 2012.

Tanter, Richard. ‘An Australian Role in Reducing the Prospects of China-Japan War over the Senkakus/Diaoyutai?’, The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol. 11, Issue 7, No. 1, Feb 18, 2013.

Tanter, Richard. ‘The US Military Presence in Australia. The “Asia-Pacific Pivot” and “Global NATO”: Asymmetrical Alliance and its Alternatives’, Global Research, Nov 11, 2013.

Tanter, Richard. ‘US Marine Rotational Force – Darwin’, Nautilus Institute, Apr 6, 2014.

Tanter, Richard. ‘Alleged abuse of protesters against war in Iraq disturbing’, The Age, Oct 7, 2014.

Tanter, Richard. ‘Australia in America’s Iraq War 3.0’Nautilus Institute, NAPSNet Policy Forum, 20 Nov 2014; expanded and updated version in ‘Australia in America’s Third Iraq War’The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol. 12, Issue 49, No. 3, Dec 22, 2014.

Tanter, Richard. ‘Home Base’, Australian Financial Review, Jan 23, 2015 [Part 1, Part 2, Part 3].

Tanter, Richard. ‘The $40 billion submarine pathway to Australian strategic confusion’, NAPSNet Policy Forum, April 20, 2015.

Tanter, Richard. ‘Joint Australian-US intelligence facility – Pine Gap’, Nautilus Institute, DEc 2, 2015.

Taylor, Lenore. ‘Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs hits back at the critics’, The Guardian, Apr 1, 2015.

Toohey, Brian. ‘Howard holding out on crucial Iraq admission’, Australian Financial Review, Aug 16, 2015.

Wareham, Sue. ‘The Human Costs of Iraq and Other Wars’, Sydney Peace Foundation Conference: Iraq Never Again: Building Peace, Ending War, Customs House, Circular Quay, Sydney, MAPW, Apr 15-16, 2008.

Wareham, Sue. ‘Talisman sabre military exercises, war and the environment’, On Line Opinion, Jul 10, 2009.

Wareham, Sue,.‘10 years in Afghanistan: where to from here?’, The Drum, Oct 7, 2011.

Wareham, Sue. ‘Warfare and the Global Problem of Refugees’, Address to Refugee Rally, Belmore Park, Sydney, Apr 19, 2015.

Wareham, Sue. ‘Why is Australia not fully behind efforts to prohibit nuclear weapons?’, John Menadue’s blog: Peals and Irritations, Jan 5, 2017.

White, Hugh. ‘South China Sea not the place to get all bolshie’, The Age, June 9, 2015.

White, Hugh, ‘Principle of self-reliance more important now than it has ever been’, The Sydney Morning Herald, Nov 24, 2015.

White, Hugh, ‘Defence White Paper fails to deal with the strategic risks we face in the Asian century’, The Age, Mar 1, 2016.

Wright, Tim. ‘15,700 reasons for Australia to help ban nuclear weapons‘, Labor Herald, Sep 28, 2015.

Wright, Tim.  ‘Australia’s opposition to a ban on nuclear weapons’, Blue Peter NAPSNet, Nautilus Institute, Dec 1, 2015.

Wright, Tim.  ‘In Nuclear Diplomacy, Double Standards Abound’,, Feb11, 2016.

Wright, Tim. ‘Hope and hype of Hiroshima can’t conceal Obama’s dismal record on nuclear disarmament’, The Guardian, May 27, 2016.

Wroe, David. ‘Tony Abbott’s office floated sending Australian troops into Ukraine conflict, defence expert claims’, SMH, June 13, 2016.


Borger, Julian and Bastien Inzaurralde. ‘West ‘ignored Russian offer in 2012 to have Syria’s Assad step aside”, The Guardian, UK, Sep 15, 2015.

Chahil-Graf, Renu. ‘Why people power and peace movements still matter’, Le News, 2 May 2016.

Chomsky, Aviva. Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal, Beacon Press, May 13, 2014.

Chomsky, Noam. ‘The New War Against Terror’, Counterpunch, Oct 24, 2001.

Chomsky, Noam. ‘The Politics of Red Lines: Putin’s takeover of Crimea scares U.S. leaders because it challenges America’s global dominance’, In These Times, May 1, 2014.

Chomsky, Noam. ‘Only One Thing Will Make Israel Change Course’, In These Times, Oct 2,  2014.

Chomsky, Noam. ‘The Long, Shameful History of American Terrorism’, In These Times, Nov 3, 2014.

Chomsky, Noam. ‘American Power Under Challenge: Masters of Mankind (Part 1)’,, May 8, 2016.

Chomsky, Noam. ‘The Costs of Violence: Masters of Mankind (Part 2)’,, May 10, 2016.

Cockburn, Patrick. ‘The US and Russia have less influence in Syria than they think’, The Independent, Sep 19, 2016.

Deen, Thalif. ‘Abolitionists Target Funds Behind Nuclear Arms Industry’, Inter Press Service, Mar 5, 2012.

Emanuele, Vincent. ‘Looking Back at 2014: U.S. Policy and Practice’, teleSUR, Jan 5, 2015.

Emanuele, Vincent. ‘Understanding Blowback, Violence and Uprisings’,  Znet, Jan 11, 2015.

Emanuele, Vincent. ‘Technology, Weapons & the Future’, teleSUR, Feb 5, 2015.

Fisk, Robert. ‘Saudi Arabia’s executions were worthy of Isis’, Znet, Jan 4, 2016.

Froomkin, Dan. ‘The Word That Cannot Be Uttered (It’s Drones)’, The Intercept, Apr 24, 2015.

Fry, Douglas P. Beyond War: The Human Potential for Peace, OUP, Apr 2009.

Garbas, Steven. ‘Interview with Noam Chomsky on the era of the drone’, Satellite Magazine, Sep 2013.

Gittings, John. The Glorious Art of Peace: From the Iliad to Iraq, OUP, Feb 2012. (Also available as an eBook).

Glaser, John. ‘The US and China can avoid a collision course – if the US gives up its empire’, The Guardian, May 29, 2015.

Glunts, Ira. ‘Hamas offers Israel 10 conditions for a 10 year truce’, Mondoweiss, Jul 16, 2014.

Greenwald, Glenn. ‘Cowardly Firing of Australian State-Funded TV Journalist Highlights the West’s Real Religion’, Information Clearing House, May 1, 2015.

Hass, Amira. ‘Hebron Shooter Elor Azaria Is Indeed the Norm’, Haaretz, Jan 5,2017.

Hickman, Joseph. Murder at Camp Delta: A Staff Sergeant’s Pursuit of the Truth About Guantanamo Bay, Simon & Schuster, Jan 2015.

Mathews, Dylan. War Prevention Works: 50 Stories of People Resolving Conflict, Oxford Research Group, 2nd edition, Jan 2002.

Milne, Seumas. ‘Another western war won’t end terror in Iraq or Syria. It will only spread it’, The Guardian, Sep 18, 2014.

Milne, Seumas. ‘Now the truth emerges: how the US fuelled the rise of Isis in Syria and Iraq’, The Guardian, Jun 4, 2015.

Milne, Seumas. ‘By scapegoating Muslims, Cameron fuels radicalisation’, The Guardian, Jun 25, 2015.

Milne, Seumas. ‘Western bombs won’t defeat Isis. Only a wider peace deal can draw its poison’, The Guardian, Jun 25, 2015

Pastreic, Emanuel. Asia Institute Seminar with Noam Chomsky: Peace in East Asia, (Oct 22, 2012), Graduate Institute of Peace Studies, Kyung Hee University & The Asia Institute GCS, Dec 20, 2012.

Sachs, Jeffrey. ‘Hillary Clinton is a Candidate of the War Machine’,, Feb 5, 2016.

Sachs, Jeffrey. ‘Hillary Clinton and the Syrian Bloodbath’,, Feb 14, 2016.

Schlosser, Eric. Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety, Penguin Books, August 2014.

Simpson, Bradley R. Economists with Guns: Authoritarian Development and U.S.-Indonesian Relations. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press. 2008.