Binoy Kampmark

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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Operation Pillar of Defence: Death via Social Media

  • Heeding the Echoes of History as Global Leadership Shifts

  • In Bed with the CIA: The Resignation of Petraeus

  • Reheating the Beans: The Gillard White Paper on Asia

  • Catching Il Cavaliere: Berlusconi’s Conviction

  • Prelude to Election: The Third Presidential Debate

  • Prejudice, Race and Football: Why we are all Monkeys Now

  • Winning the Peace Prize: The EU and the Ignoble Institution

  • Tony Abbott is Mad about Drones

  • A Fatuous Exercise: Australia and the Security Council

  • “Muslim Women Let’s Get Topless”: Off the Mark with FEMEN

  • At Arm’s Length: NATO’s Shift in Afghanistan

  • David Hicks: The Man Who Was Chemically Tortured

  • Death in Benghazi: The Dark Side of the Citizens’ Revolt in Libya

  • Chicago Teachers Strike: Targeting the Teaching Evaluation

  • Fantasy and Speculation: The Al-Hilli Killings, Miss Marple and Jason Bourne

  • Pussy Riot Affair: When Religion and Politics Mix

  • The Abramovich Victory: The Oligarch Machine in Action

  • Caricatures of Violence: The Poisoning of Yasser Arafat

  • Purging Sports and Humbling Men: The Lance Armstrong Affair

  • Remembering the Man on the Moon: The Passing of Neil Armstrong

  • The Politics of “Legitimate Rape”: The Romney-Akin Nexus

  • The Question of the Salute: Rehabilitating Peter Norman

  • Reviving the Pacific Solution: The Houston Panel Recommendations

  • Romney’s Running Mate: Paul Ryan and the GOP

  • Medal Madness and Sporting Myopia: Australia’s Misery Continues

  • The Correctionist: Remembering Gore Vidal

  • Romney in Blighty: How Mitt the Twit Talks

  • Let the Muddle Begin: Opening the London Olympics

  • Banning the Snip: The Debate on Circumcision

  • Backing Horses: The Syrian Civil War

  • Missiles in the Metropolis: Militarizing the London Olympics

  • Faulting the Guardians: Failing Financial Regulators

  • Meet the City Bankster: The Decline of Barclays

  • The Vice of Memory: Vidovdan and Serbia’s Jerusalem

  • The Theater of Deception: Everyone’s Assange

  • Subtracting from Rio+20: The Continuing Problem

  • To the Pacific We Go: The U.S. ‘Rebalancing’ Act

  • Off to Sweden? Assange and his Anti-Politics