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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An Indulgent Strike: Israel, Syria and the Bloody Absurd

  • The Death of Il Divo: Giulio Andreotti and Modern Italy

  • Totem and Taboo: The Non-Closure of Guantánamo

  • Authentic Fakes: The Hitler Diaries and History

  • Gun Lobby Wet Dreams: The Senate Stalls on Gun Control

  • Getting into the Cage: Gay Marriage in New Zealand

  • The Mixed Record on Abolishing the Death Penalty

  • A Relentless Theatre: Malaysia Goes to the Polls

  • Gillard in China: When Rocinante was Mounted

  • Generic Drugs in India: The Novartis Patent Case

  • Kafka and Cocaine: The fall of the Australian Labor Party

  • Petulant Child: North Korea and Chastisement

  • When it is More than a Game: Football Violence in Egypt

  • Dangerous Asylum Seekers: Acceptable Extremism before the Election

  • The Drone Master: John Brennan and the New Americanism

  • The Culture Bullies: Salman Rushdie Banned in Kolkata

  • The New Israelis: Israel’s Election Results

  • Apocalypse at the NRA: The Next Stage of Gun Control

  • Must be Indian: Human Settlement in Australia

  • Off the Stage: Gérard Depardieu, Putin and the Tax Man

  • 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