Michael SainsburyOct 25, 20165 Comments
In China’s three-tiered legal system, once a major operation such as this has been executed, the chances for anyone are slim.
Sally WhyteOct 19, 20164 Comments
By all means use sport as soft diplomacy, says the Socceroos coach. But it should be the round ball game.
Professor Damien KingsburyOct 14, 2016
Thai politics are a tinder box, and the death of the world's longest-reigning monarch just dropped a match in.
Oct 12, 20166 Comments
Western superpowers pick and choose which acts of mass killing count as "war crimes", and which wars to care about, writes foreign correspondent John Martinkus.
Michael SainsburyOct 12, 20163 Comments
The former PM has criticised his party for effectively outsourcing decision-making to the navy.
Helen RazerOct 6, 201619 Comments
Any Western person of means who plots to synchronously strip down to his scanties at a public event in a conservative nation has hope of hostile attention.
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.
Myriam RobinSep 21, 201619 Comments
Christian Porter talked a lot yesterday about the New Zealand model of welfare and why we should follow the Kiwi example. But what is the New Zealand model, exactly?
Michael SainsburySep 20, 20161 Comment
China is playing a long and complex game of global hegemony. Donations to Sam Dastyari are just a sideshow.
Ben SandilandsSep 13, 2016
The news has broken the day after an apparently burned potential piece of wreckage from MH370 was handed to Australia’s air safety investigator.