Under the Abbott and Turnbull governments, Myanmar appeared to fall off the map. It's time that changed.
Alek Sigley's removal from North Korean detention is a happy ending, but what does the saga say about Australia's ability to extricate citizens?
The former foreign minister says she's long believed "the private sector is the key to lifting living standards". Crikey looks at the complex world of privatised foreign aid.
Australia spends a lot of money teaching less developed countries about the importance of governance and transparency, but we look a lot like a banana republic when it comes to integrity.
The government claims it will treat China with a firm hand, but its response to protests in Hong Kong is anything but.
The conditions that enabled the Howard government to lead Australia into the Iraq debacle remain in place as another Middle Eastern war looms.
Are government travel advisories always about citizens' safety? There's often a bit more to it...
New extradition laws with Beijing are just another step in the erosion of Hong Kong's political and legal autonomy. The effects will be huge for the region.
The government's push for religious freedom means nothing if it ignores the millions of religious minorities being persecuted by our trade partners.