December 19, 2017 5
Chinese influence in Australia and elsewhere is being exert via "sharp power", and you wont have to look far to find those who are happy to play a part.
December 12, 2017
The prime minister of East Timor is refusing to allow parliament to reconvene because he will face a vote of no confidence. What next?
December 8, 2017 5
Fearing a loss at next year's election, Prime Minister Hun Sen has taken increasingly wild moves against human rights organisations, as Australia watches on.
November 30, 2017 3
Passing the marriage equality bill through the lower house, travelling to remote India to meet with the Dalai Lama; it's business as usual for Senator Derryn Hinch
November 28, 2017 26
If only we were as critical of US influence as we were that of the Chinese.
November 27, 2017 3
The recently released foreign policy white paper is an unusual mix of diagnostic science and conservative reluctance to name the diagnosis.
November 27, 2017 14
We are at the limits of what we can be achieved protesting at the Australian government. Now an international response must be sought from within Australia.
November 24, 2017 4
As refugees on Manus Island are pushed to an uncertain future, Tim Costello asks the government to take responsibility.
November 24, 2017 6
You've probably never heard of the United Front Work Department, but you've probably seen their work.
November 23, 2017 26
Despite the wrath of the China lobby, the government has dealt competently with China's growing militarism and attempts to interfere in the region, including Australia.