James Brown


James Brown is the author of Anzac’s Long Shadow: The Cost of Our National Obsession (Black Inc., 2014) and a former army officer who served in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Solomon Islands.

He now directs the Alliance 21 Program at the US Studies Centre, University of Sydney, is vice-president of the North Bondi RSL, and is an ambassador for Soldier On, a charity for wounded soldiers.


Anzac instincts

EssayIT IS A curious thing, perhaps unique to Australia, that someone appraising the phenomenon of Anzac – that shared national oath to remember military sacrifice and honour wartime service – must first present genealogical military credentials. It’s a defensive...

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