Bernard KeaneMar 24, 201727 Comments
The responses of the media and politicians to terrorism are now rituals played out despite the urging that we should never "normalise" terrorism. And that goes for mass surveillance too.
Professor Damien KingsburyFeb 27, 20174 Comments
And the Kurds will present an especially difficult problem.
Irfan YusufDec 19, 20167 Comments
For a start, the rebels are not one big happy family all fighting for a common notion of justice.
Guy RundleDec 16, 201617 Comments
Yet the waffling and throat-clearing continues.
Bernard KeaneOct 31, 20167 Comments
The taxpayer-funded defence think tank ASPI is collaborating with an extremist Israeli group that advocates keeping Islamic State and increasing settlements in Palestinian territory.
Bernard KeaneOct 25, 20163 Comments
Australians rate Islamic State as the greatest threat to peace and stability, but the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency is second.
Professor Damien KingsburyOct 3, 201614 Comments
The US is unlikely to engage in direct intervention, at least for several months, for three reasons.
CrikeySep 30, 20163 Comments
Wyatt Roy's Middle East sojourn ... thanks for nothing ... sports-mad Parliament ...
Myriam RobinSep 30, 201610 Comments
Wyatt Roy has bizarrely traveled to Iraq, drawing condemnation from the government. Is his passport going to be cancelled?
Irfan YusufSep 22, 20167 Comments
It turns out 49% of Australians want to stop Muslims from immigrating. But what if they were convinced China's military were a much bigger threat than Islamic State (which it probably is)?