Michael SainsburyJun 20, 20171 Comment
We are a month into the siege of the country’s biggest Muslim city, Marawi, by groups who have aligned themselves with the so-called Islamic State.
Michael SainsburyJun 5, 20178 Comments
In fact, he actually took the fight to China, in terms of regional security, while rightly noting that Australia does not have to “choose” between China and the United States.
Michael SainsburyMay 26, 20174 Comments
Militant Islamism is spreading like wildfire in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia. The Bali bombings will probably not be an isolated incident.
Michael SainsburyMay 23, 20176 Comments
Cardinal George Pell shaped an entire generation of the Australian Catholic Church. But his influence, and that of priests like him, is waning, as Pope Francis embarks on a radical overhaul of the Vatican and ecclesiastical appointments.
Michael SainsburyMay 15, 20176 Comments
Critics, including importantly Australia’s defence and espionage establishment, believe China's latest move to be a potential strategic threat.
Michael SainsburyMay 8, 2017
HNA Group has made an eye-watering number of acquisitions at breakneck speed in a bewildering number of sectors. Australia should keep its eye on this secretive company.
Michael SainsburyApr 7, 20178 Comments
Feng’s detention is completely of a piece with the multi-pronged stepping-up of the already crushing censorship under Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
Michael SainsburyMar 27, 201712 Comments
Justin Milne made it clear he would protect the ABC's independence fiercely.
Michael SainsburyMar 22, 20175 Comments
Milne goes way, way back to the halcyon days of OzEmail, the little internet service provider that could.
Michael SainsburyFeb 27, 20173 Comments
Yes, there are huge business opportunities in China. But there is also the very real possibility of losing a lot of money.