Michael SainsburyOct 12, 20163 Comments
The former PM has criticised his party for effectively outsourcing decision-making to the navy.
Michael SainsburyOct 4, 20165 Comments
Who can forget the screams about the proposed "Consensus Centre" run by climate change sceptic Bjorn Lomborg? But our universities are chock-full of "Confucius Institutes" meant to peddle the Chinese Communist Party's soft power.
Michael SainsburySep 20, 20161 Comment
China is playing a long and complex game of global hegemony. Donations to Sam Dastyari are just a sideshow.
Michael SainsburySep 7, 20165 Comments
Not to mention the myriad little fracas involving Obama.
Michael SainsburyAug 26, 20163 Comments
Julie Bishop is trying to claw back foreign policy from the security agencies.
Michael SainsburyAug 19, 2016
The political situation in Cambodia has gone from bad to worse. You can bet no more refugees from Nauru will be choosing to relocate there.
Michael SainsburyAug 8, 2016
A new constitution will replace Thailand's pre-coup parliamentary system. And things don't look good for the country's democracy.
Michael SainsburyAug 3, 20162 Comments
Australia should be very afraid of China -- but it is its economic wobbles, not its military might, that should keep Aussies up at night.
Michael SainsburyJul 18, 20166 Comments
It’s now publicly clear what observers have known for some time: China is trying to economically annex poorer nations.
Michael SainsburyJul 14, 201612 Comments
Australia should be showing courage and leadership on an issued that has triggered a regional arms race: the conflict in the South China Sea.