Michael BradleyApr 19, 201715 Comments
Donald Trump is betting that the genuine threat of nuclear war will get Kim Jong-un to back down. That is an incredibly dangerous bet to make.
Guy RundleApr 10, 201728 Comments
There is very little else Trump could have done, as far as domestic politics goes, other than hit back after a chemical attack.
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.
Professor Damien KingsburyApr 5, 2017
This latest move pushes the Tibetan issue more firmly out of the spiritual and into the political sphere.
Professor Damien KingsburyMar 22, 20171 Comment
Preliminary polls show the former guerilla fighter seems headed for a resounding victory.
Professor Damien KingsburyMar 20, 2017
The real question now is whether East Timor will be able to establish a viable opposition after today's election.
Mar 17, 20173 Comments
Any reform needs to balance political equality, liberty and integrity, writes professor of law at the University of Queensland Graeme Orr.
Michael BradleyMar 17, 20174 Comments
The PNG Supreme Court seemed like an ally for the asylum seekers on Manus Island when it declared the offshore detention camp illegal. But now it has determined that PNG can deport these desperate people back to the countries they fled in the first place.
Mar 8, 20175 Comments
Freelance journalist Georgia Clark visits King Cobra House, where deadly cobra is a delicacy.
Ben SandilandsMar 7, 20174 Comments
The risk that MH370 might not be found until well after all of those alive today are dead, and its mystery thus irrelevant and forgotten, is very real.