February 16, 2018 8
It's the Lunar New Year, and hopefully a time for a fresh start for gradually darkening Australia China relations.
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 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.
August 18, 2017 20
Another day, another WikiLeaks beat up. Guy Rundle dissects the latest headline which cried conspiracy.
May 29, 2017 28
Australians policymakers need to begin thinking through the implications of the Trump presidency: what if we can no longer rely on the United States for our security?
December 14, 2016 1
We should have a very clear and unromantic view of what we conceive to be the "national interest", writes former diplomat and law academic Andrew Farran.
November 18, 2016 9
Malcolm Turnbull thinks Labor is undermining our alliance with the United States. But they're only saying what he's said before himself.
June 6, 2016 2
Shorten touched on Trump, but generally speaking both sides have avoided talk of foreign policy so far this campaign.
August 26, 2014 11
Want to know what to think about the rise of the Islamic State? Should America withdraw from the policy spheres of other nations, or will that give rise to more brutality? Ask Sam de Brito, Fairfax's everyman, who will give you the answers you need, with the sex advice you don't.
June 17, 2014 2
A growing proportion of Australians have little or no trust in the government’s ability to handle Australia’s international relations, this week’s Essential Report shows.