Professor Damien KingsburySep 28, 20163 Comments
A coalition of diverse forces will work to oust ISIS from Mosul. But that's not the end of the story.
Professor Damien KingsburySep 26, 20167 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull has increased the number of refugees to 18,750, but that is a much lower number than we can comfortably support.
Professor Damien KingsburyAug 30, 20162 Comments
Although East Timor is doing much better than it was, it is still very fragile. And the Timor Sea dispute could undo much of the progress that has been made.
Professor Damien KingsburyJun 18, 20143 Comments
The United States faces quite the dilemma in Iraq: either intervene and become embroiled in another Iraq war, or throw support behind Syria's brutal regime.
Professor Damien KingsburyJun 2, 20142 Comments
Thailand has promised that it will return to some semblance of democracy -- in 15 months' time. Is the "roadmap to democracy" just a ploy?
Professor Damien KingsburyMay 30, 20142 Comments
Just a handful of hacks are holding up the bar at Bangkok's foreign press club as the junta cracks down on international broadcast media and calls in local journalists for questioning
Professor Damien KingsburyMay 21, 20142 Comments
While Indonesian presidential candidate Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has been touted as Indonesia's "Obama", his choice of running mate will bring age and experience to the team.
Professor Damien KingsburyMay 20, 20143 Comments
Protesters want Thailand's interim government to step down and an increased role for the monarchy. The interim government says it will do no such thing and is calling for new elections. And things are coming to a head.
Professor Damien KingsburyMay 14, 20143 Comments
Joe Hockey has deeply cut the foreign aid budget, ignoring a commitment to the UN Millennium Development Goals. The real losers will be the millions in the Asia-Pacific on the poverty line.
Professor Damien KingsburyMay 8, 20143 Comments
Yingluck Shinawatra has been kicked out after hasty court proceedings against her. Her supporters are calling it a constitutional coup by forces who want the royal family to have more power in politics -- and those who are sick of the Shinawatras.