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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The Mali Intervention: France, Islamic Fundamentalism and Africa

  • The Errors of Austerity: The Blanchard Prescription

  • The Syrian Conflict: The Bloody and the New

  • The Apocalypse Shall be Blogged: Fantasies of World Destruction

  • The Killings in Connecticut: The Gun Lobby and the Second Amendment

  • The Merkel Doctrine: Exporting Arms to Questionable Regimes

  • A Pantomime of Aggression and Counter-Aggression on the Korean Peninsula: Rockets and Pyongyang

  • Funding the Unified Front: The Syrian Rebels

  • The Leveson Mandate: Regulating the Press

  • Weariness Foretold: The EU Budget Summit

  • The Wiener Directive: Banning Nudity in San Francisco

  • 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