Guy RundleAug 1, 201719 Comments
Whatever our failures in other initiatives, we are world-standard in the production and calibration of cruelty and fear.
Josh TaylorJul 28, 20178 Comments
The briefing Immigration Minister Peter Dutton received on the Good Friday shooting on Manus Island partially backs his claim on the cause of the tension.
Professor Damien KingsburyJul 24, 20172 Comments
The surprise outcome of the elections was the rise of Khunto, which looks to have taken five seats.
Professor Damien KingsburyJul 21, 20173 Comments
To suggest that East Timor's democracy is "consolidated" or somehow a permanent feature of the political landscape might reflect a blinkered understanding of what it takes to retain a viable democracy.
Michael SainsburyJul 17, 20175 Comments
Liu Xiaobo was an extraordinary man, and even though it would piss off China, Australia should have made a stronger statement about who he was and who killed him.
Ben SandilandsJul 14, 201722 Comments
Politicians like to huff and puff about Russian involvement in the downing of MH17, but it is Malaysia Airlines that should be held responsible.
Professor Damien KingsburyJul 14, 20173 Comments
Yes, Joko Widodo's decree against hardline Islamic groups is about stamping out terror-linked organisations. But it's also about saving his own political arse.
Professor Damien KingsburyJul 10, 20171 Comment
Can Hun Sen finally be ousted from Cambodia?
Professor Damien KingsburyJul 5, 201712 Comments
The concern now is that North Korea is using its missile and nuclear development program to pressure its neighbors into favorable strategic and economic concessions.
Michael SainsburyJul 3, 2017
Crown should have known that its China venture was going to attract the wrong sort of attention. But can James Packer bring Crown back from the disaster?