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Albert Palazzo

Dr Albert Palazzo has written extensively on Australian military history and contemporary military history. His major works include The Australian Army: A History of its Organisation, 1901–2001; Moltke to bin Laden: The Relevance of Doctrine in the Contemporary Military Environment and The Future of War Debate in Australia. His recent research has focused on the effects of resource limits and climate change on the future character of war. He is co-editor, with Tom Frame, of On Ops: Lessons and Challenges for the Australian Army since East Timor.

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On Ops
July 2016
No-one in the Australian government or Army could have predicted that in the 25 years following the end of the Cold War Army personnel would be deployed to Rwanda, Cambodia, Somalia, Bougainville, East Timor, Afghanistan, Iraq and the Solomon Islands. In a constructive critique of the modern Australian Army,  'On Ops'
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Ethics Under Fire
September 2017
Events at Abu Ghraib prison and the 1968 My Lai Massacre show that the behaviour of the military can descend into barbarism. How strong is the military's commitment to avoiding such atrocities? Ethics Under Fire – a timely and compelling book – asks questions and raises issues the Australian Army can't ignore.