Researches about Ukraine

Weekend catch-up: ISIS, China’s worldview, Putin’s pivot, Turkish elections and more

Lowy Institute for International Policy

It was a short week on The Interpreter, thanks to Monday’s public holiday, but the other four days were filled with plenty to interest and provoke. For instance, we debated the war against ISIS in Iraq, with retired General Jim Molan arguing that Australia needed to step up its commitment by deploying army advisers alongside the Iraqi army in battle:

Our experience in Afghanistan shows that accompanying local troops into battle has important benefits: local soldiers are more likely to be paid and receive ammunition, food and fuel; intelligence can be brought into the unit; fire support can be accessed; …read more

Source: Lowy Institute for International Policy

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