Derryn HinchJul 31, 201710 Comments
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.
Professor Damien KingsburyJul 14, 20173 Comments
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.
Michael SainsburyJul 7, 201719 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 KingsburyJul 3, 201710 Comments
Should we worry about Syria? Islamic State? Qatar? Saudi Arabia? Yes, but that does not mean total war is imminent.
Cassidy KnowltonJun 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.
Jun 1, 20174 Comments
Does this man know anything about history, including his own? Former Australian ambassador to Israel Peter Rodgers wonders at Trump's breathtaking ignorance.
Michael SainsburyMay 26, 20174 Comments
Militant Islamism is spreading like wildfire in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia. The Bali bombings will probably not be an isolated incident.
Professor Damien KingsburyMay 24, 201716 Comments
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.
Irfan YusufMay 18, 20173 Comments
Neil Prakash is returning to Australia. Here's why that could be a good thing for our fight against extremism.
Josh TaylorApr 5, 201716 Comments
Gender diversity is not a PC buzzword -- it saves lives and wins wars, a senior Defence servicewoman has said.