Dr. Binoy Kampmark teaches core legal courses within the Legal and Dispute Studies program for the Bachelor of Social Science at RMIT University. He has research interests in the institution of war, diplomacy, international relations, 20th Century History and law. He has written extensively on these topics in both refereed journals and more popular media.

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Concepts of Nonsense: Australian Soft Power

  • Masquerading Reforms: The Tricks of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

  • Angela Merkel’s Last Days

  • Denials Down Under: Climate Change and Health

  • Ditching Nuclear Treaties: Trump Withdraws from the INF

  • Leaking for Change: ASIO, Jakarta, and Australia’s Jerusalem Problem

  • Embassy Disappearances: Jamal Khashoggi and the Foreign Policy Web

  • Agents of Chaos: Trump, the Federal Reserve and Andrew Jackson

  • Barely Breathing: May’s Gasping Premiership

  • Australian Complicity: Nauru and Silencing Journalism

  • Limiting Israel: Russia Deploys the S-300 to Syria

  • Tortured Solutions: Ecuador, the UK and Julian Assange’s Fate

  • Feeding Militarism: The U.S. Imperial Consensus

  • The Pathology of Mass Surveillance: The UK, Bulk Interception and the European Court of Human Rights

  • A Traditional Right: Jimmie Akesson and the Sweden Democrats

  • Doctrines of Impunity: John Bolton and the ICC

  • Tory Kafuffles: Boris Johnson, Brexit and Suicide Vests

  • Traditional Fantasies: U.S. Designs on Venezuela

  • Fraser Anning and the Smugness of Australian “Values”

  • Banning Chelsea Manning: The Dubious Tests of Character

  • Repudiating the Global Commons: Trump’s Militarization of Space

  • John McCain’s Imperial Complex

  • Ambushing Pope Francis: The Accusations of Cardinal Viganò

  • Modern Memories: The Invasion of Czechoslovakia 1968

  • Hijacked Democracy: Normalised Instability in Australia

  • Charisma and Banality: Kofi Annan and the UN

  • Finding Fault and Faulty Infrastructure: Genoa’s Morandi Bridge Disaster

  • Meaningless Titles and Liveable Cities: Melbourne loses to Vienna

  • Using the Burka: Boris Johnson’s Bid for Popularity

  • Authoritarian Revocations: Australia, Terrorism and Citizenship

  • Fought to the Table: Talks with the Taliban

  • Plans for Attack: U.S. Plans for Striking Iran

  • Electing the Cornered Tiger: Imran Khan in Pakistani Politics

  • Ecuador’s Agenda: Squeezing and Surrendering Assange

  • Helsinki Theatrics: Trump meets Putin

  • Putin’s Football Gambit: How the World Cup Paid Off

  • The Woes of Luka Modric: Croatia, Nationalism and Football

  • Stomping in Britain: Donald Trump and May’s Brexit

  • Making Heavy Weather: Boris Johnson the Despoiler

  • Soft Brexits and Hard Realities: The Tory Revolt