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The media darling of Morrison's state visit

The media darling of Morrison's state visit

Sky News' Paul Murray was the only Australian journalist to score an exclusive interview with Donald Trump during Scott Morrison's state visit. Although calling it an interview might be a stretch.

What the Gladys Liu saga says about Australia's cultural anxiety

What the Gladys Liu saga says about Australia's cultural anxiety

Fraught relations with China could affect Chinese-Australians for generations to come.

A lesson from Hong Kong to Australia: be vigilant

A lesson from Hong Kong to Australia: be vigilant

We must all be careful of xenophobia and witch-hunts, but it's foolish to dismiss allegations of CCP influence as mere 'racism'.

The US wines and dines Morrison, and the media eats it up

The US wines and dines Morrison, and the media eats it up

If US state dinners are as momentous as the media has led us to believe, why hasn't the 'special alliance' afforded Australia more than a smattering of invites?

Let the great global pissing contest begin!

Let the great global pissing contest begin!

Who can urinate the highest? Will it be the mop-top maverick Boris Johnson, the tariff man Donald Trump or, er, Australian Attorney-General Christian Porter?

Bolton's exit won't change the approach to Iran

Bolton's exit won't change the approach to Iran

Former Trump adviser John Bolton may have been the biggest cheerleader for war with Iran, but that doesn't mean his departure will help fix tensions.

Boris perfects his run of lost votes

Boris perfects his run of lost votes

The UK PM has failed to secure a snap general election, again. But it didn't go down without a song and a dance.

Will Canberra's stand against Beijing be enough?

Will Canberra's stand against Beijing be enough?

It's well known that business and politics cannot be separated in China. But, for once, Canberra is not standing by while the rights of an Australian are infringed.

There's only one way to stop the violence in Hong Kong

There's only one way to stop the violence in Hong Kong

Carrie Lam has generally condemned violence, while refusing demands for independent investigation into police brutality. The whole world can see the truth she is avoiding.

Beijing would never back down so easily

Beijing would never back down so easily

Don't be fooled by the withdrawal of Hong Kong's extradition bill. This won't be enough to stave off disaster.