Despite the promises that the Australian military “handled” those who flew the Nazi flag in Afghanistan, I’m afraid the problem goes far deeper than that.
The world has been gripped with a missile measuring contest, there’s been more trouble on Manus Island, we said goodbye to a couple of comedy greats and heard about the world’s greatest Maccas run.
Yes, Donald Trump dropped the largest bomb since WW2 on Afghanistan, but the target was not ISIS as reported.
As a veteran returning home, I was struck by the alienation and isolation, and the anger I felt, not just toward myself, but toward the innocent questions of others.
Will Trump be able to build foreign relationships with his unique brand of tweetplomacy? Or will this approach lead to something darker? Or not?
Afghanistan has been under the boot of various conflict since 1978, yet according to scarce medical professionals, PTSD is seldom diagnosed.
Girringun is one of the good stories about indigenous peoples taking control of their destinies, and is one of Rich Jackson’s Long Reads this week.