Michael Sainsbury July 7, 2017 19 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull -- or, at the very least, his own Foreign Minister Julie Bishop -- is signing up as a paid supporter of the country that effectively funded al-Qaeda and IS.
Professor Damien Kingsbury July 3, 2017 10 Comments
Should we worry about Syria? Islamic State? Qatar? Saudi Arabia? Yes, but that does not mean total war is imminent.
Charles Richardson June 30, 2017 28 Comments
If you were serious about "regime change" to promote democracy in the Middle East, you would start with Saudi Arabia, not Iran.
Professor Damien Kingsbury June 21, 2017 3 Comments
Islamic State will almost certainly lose control of Raqqa. But that will not make the Middle East any less complicated.
Irfan Yusuf June 8, 2017 7 Comments
In the fight against Islam, Wahhabism shouldn't be our focus, as we unpack its origins and how it relates to Islamic terror.
Crikey June 6, 2017 14 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.
Crikey June 1, 2017 4 Comments
Does this man know anything about history, including his own? Former Australian ambassador to Israel Peter Rodgers wonders at Trump's breathtaking ignorance.
Crikey May 19, 2017 1 Comment
Iranians will decide their next president this week in what looms an important geopolitical decision, writes veteran foreign news reporter John Tulloh.
Max Chalmers May 4, 2017
And even the writer of the personal blog doesn't think Bassem Tamimi should have had his visa revoked.