November 10, 2017
Good morning, early birds. Islamic State loses its foothold in Syria, and Coalition conservatives hatch a plan to delay a marriage equality vote in parliament. Plus, activist group GetUp has released pictures and video from inside the Manus detention centre. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
October 18, 2017
Good morning, early birds. The next COAG "meeting" is shaping up to be more of an all-in brawl after Labor state governments announced their acute displeasure with Malcolm Turnbull's new energy plan, and the Yes vote is pulling ahead. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
July 31, 2017 10
The area Derryn Hinch was in is on the Australian government's official no-go list for tourists, but he was there as part of a parliamentary delegation with Save the Children.
July 14, 2017 3
Yes, Joko Widodo's decree against hardline Islamic groups is about stamping out terror-linked organisations. But it's also about saving his own political arse.
July 7, 2017 19
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.
July 3, 2017 10
Should we worry about Syria? Islamic State? Qatar? Saudi Arabia? Yes, but that does not mean total war is imminent.
June 27, 2017
Good morning, early birds. Conservative Liberals are not thrilled with Christopher Pyne's assurances on marriage equality, Crown employees to be freed from Chinese prison within months, and Trump finally (sorta) gets his travel ban. It's the news you need to know, by Cassidy Knowlton and Max Chalmers.
June 1, 2017 4
Does this man know anything about history, including his own? Former Australian ambassador to Israel Peter Rodgers wonders at Trump's breathtaking ignorance.
May 26, 2017 4
Militant Islamism is spreading like wildfire in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia. The Bali bombings will probably not be an isolated incident.
May 24, 2017 16
The West must understand that the type of unchallenged hegemony it enjoyed for a few brief years following the end of the Cold War was but a brief moment in history and has now ended.