Professor Damien KingsburyJun 21, 20173 Comments
Islamic State will almost certainly lose control of Raqqa. But that will not make the Middle East any less complicated.
Irfan YusufJun 8, 20177 Comments
In the fight against Islam, Wahhabism shouldn't be our focus, as we unpack its origins and how it relates to Islamic terror.
Jun 6, 201714 Comments
Palestinians remain under an Israeli regime of house demolitions, ever-expanding illegal settlements and strict controls over daily life, writes freelance journalist Antony Loewenstein.
Jun 1, 20174 Comments
Does this man know anything about history, including his own? Former Australian ambassador to Israel Peter Rodgers wonders at Trump's breathtaking ignorance.
May 19, 20171 Comment
Iranians will decide their next president this week in what looms an important geopolitical decision, writes veteran foreign news reporter John Tulloh.
Max ChalmersMay 4, 2017
And even the writer of the personal blog doesn't think Bassem Tamimi should have had his visa revoked.
Professor Damien KingsburyFeb 27, 20174 Comments
And the Kurds will present an especially difficult problem.
Bernard KeaneFeb 23, 201713 Comments
Despite pandering to Benjamin Netanyahu, Malcolm Turnbull was embarrassed yesterday by the Israeli Prime Minister's willingness to reject the comforting motherhood of "two state solution".
Feb 22, 20178 Comments
Only Bill Shorten's Victorian Right of the Labor Party are hesitant to change the ALP's position on Israel. But with the Left ascendant, is strong support for Palestine on the cards? Labor insider Ben Chiefly reports.
Bernard KeaneFeb 21, 201716 Comments
While Australia welcomes Benjamin Netanyahu, his government presides over an illegal occupation that inflicts the logic of a nightmare on every aspect of the lives of ordinary Palestinians.