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    Never Forget That World War I Was Also Racist

    It wasn’t just nationalism that fueled the 20th century’s first great tragedy. Foreign Policy…

    100 Years on From World War I: Lessons on Great Power Competition in East Asia

    It's best to avoid repeating the mistakes made in the past. The Diplomat…

    The price of peace

    The Great War, 1914–18, was the most convulsive, tragic and defining event in Australian history. Its sacrifices bequeathed the bond of nationhood. But such sacrifice left the young country fractured…

    Macron Finds the Immoral Way to Remember World War I

    There’s no good reason to pull Marshal Philippe Pétain from the dustbin of history. Foreign Policy…

    ‘Has anybody here seen Kelly?’ The lost, and the loss, of World War I

    The numbers are stark and brutal. Out of a population of five million, more than 60,000 Australians were killed in the First World War and at least 137,000 more were…

    What are Australia’s strategic objectives?

    In March 1950, Australia’s external affairs minister Percy Spender set out the Menzies government’s appreciation of the international situation in a parliamentary speech. The aims of Australian foreign policy, he…

    The damage inflicted on the Australian home front by the Great War

    The scale of Australian military losses in World War I is well known. From a population of fewer than 5 million, more than 62,000 men and women died, and over…

    For Them, Afghanistan Is Safer Than China

    Persecution in Xinjiang is pushing Uighurs over the border. Foreign Policy…

    ‘This Is an Existential Test of the Eurozone’

    Economic historian Adam Tooze assesses the Italian crisis—and the prospects for a global collapse. Foreign Policy…

    Germany’s New Politics of Cultural Despair

    Will the return of the European far-right be the undoing of the West? Foreign Policy…

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