As a child of the eighties, I was raised in the crucible of possible global conflict. However, this Iran situation terrifies me.
The Fourth of July is a day we Americans group to celebrate with gunpowder. But I wonder what we’re celebrating. Perhaps a denial of the truth.
As a veteran, I’m wondering why the culture of war prevails, and indeed why we’re so enamoured by it.
They might have been chased out of the Middle East, but Islamic State is now setting up shop on our doorstep.
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Giselle Atlas (11) celebrates Zynab Al Harbiya, the 12-year-old Australian victim of Islamic State.