Tag Archive for: "Iraq"
Colin Powell’s American life

Colin Powell, former US national security adviser, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and secretary of state, who died this week at the age of 84, was a quintessential American, the son of immigrants. …

America’s flawed state-building enterprise

‘Afghanistan was the ultimate nation-building mission’, former US president George W. Bush wrote in his 2010 memoir. ‘We had liberated the country from a primitive dictatorship, and we had a moral obligation to leave behind …

ASPI’s decades: Exiting Iraq

ASPI celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. This series looks at ASPI’s work since its creation in August 2001. Approaching Australia’s 2007 election, the Liberal government and Labor opposition were sharply divided over how to …