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Trump may really be an agent of Putin, Australia must act accordingly

Trump may really be an agent of Putin, Australia must act accordingly

Donald Trump's behaviour at his summit with Vladimir Putin raises the possibility the Russians really do have something on the president, and he will pursue Russia's interests, not those of the West.

What holds more sway: a poll or Andrew Bolt’s opinion?

What holds more sway: a poll or Andrew Bolt’s opinion?

Crikey readers respond to our analysis of opinion polling and Turnbull's mess with China and the US.

The Year of The Dog follows a dog of a year between Australia and China

The Year of The Dog follows a dog of a year between Australia and China

It's the Lunar New Year, and hopefully a time for a fresh start for gradually darkening Australia China relations.

White paper exposes the failure of Australia’s foreign policy

White paper exposes the failure of Australia’s foreign policy

The recently released foreign policy white paper is an unusual mix of diagnostic science and conservative reluctance to name the diagnosis.

Foreign policy white paper sure to enrage China lobby

Foreign policy white paper sure to enrage China lobby

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.

Rundle: more bollocks broadcast about WikiLeaks

Rundle: more bollocks broadcast about WikiLeaks

Another day, another WikiLeaks beat up. Guy Rundle dissects the latest headline which cried conspiracy.

If we can’t rely on the US (and Trump), what then?

If we can’t rely on the US (and Trump), what then?

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?

If Trump comes a-knockin’, will we be able to tell him ‘no’?

If Trump comes a-knockin’, will we be able to tell him ‘no’?

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.

New Malcolm radically changes his tune on the US

New Malcolm radically changes his tune on the US

Malcolm Turnbull thinks Labor is undermining our alliance with the United States. But they're only saying what he's said before himself.

Turnbull, Shorten and the orange, weirdly coiffed elephant in the room

Turnbull, Shorten and the orange, weirdly coiffed elephant in the room

Shorten touched on Trump, but generally speaking both sides have avoided talk of foreign policy so far this campaign.