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Time to crack down on the companies enabling Saudi Arabia's outrages

Time to crack down on the companies enabling Saudi Arabia's outrages

The Saudi regime's admission it killed Jamal Khashoggi embarrassed the Australian government into taking action. But it needs to do much more, and it can use companies who profit from their collaboration with the regime.

What the Jerusalem move means for a potential war in Iran

What the Jerusalem move means for a potential war in Iran

Morrison's Jerusalem move this week could well spell a period of antagonism, even war against Iran. Why is Australia doing this?

Australia increasingly isolated in support for Saudi regime

Australia increasingly isolated in support for Saudi regime

Australia is continuing to support a major conference hosted by the Saudi regime even as our allies boycott it in the wake of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

Government declines to guarantee Australians' safety from murderous Saudi regime

Government declines to guarantee Australians' safety from murderous Saudi regime

It's business as usual for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade despite Saudi Arabia's gruesome disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, with diplomats promoting a regime event some of the world's most prominent businesses are boycotting.

Why Western bluster over Khashoggi will go nowhere

Why Western bluster over Khashoggi will go nowhere

Donald Trump and the West may raise their voices about Saudi Arabia over the presumed killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but will it lead to real action?

What are Morrison's chances of reconciling with China?

What are Morrison's chances of reconciling with China?

Scott Morrison is quietly continuing Malcolm Turnbull's attempts to mend relations with the wannabe regional hegemon, but he has his work cut out for him.

Nine maps that help explain why a ‘neo-fascist’ could become president of Brazil

Nine maps that help explain why a ‘neo-fascist’ could become president of Brazil

Far-right candidate Bolsonaro remains a firm favourite for victory in the second round of voting in the Brazilian presidential elections. How did this happen?

Where is Australia's response to Saudi Arabia?

Where is Australia's response to Saudi Arabia?

While Saudi Arabia compiles a growing list of atrocities, Australia stays silent. But are Australians safe from the regime?

An introduction to Malaysia's unfathomably large 1MDB fraud scandal

An introduction to Malaysia's unfathomably large 1MDB fraud scandal

Crikey examines Malaysia's multibillion dollar 1MDB sovereign wealth fund scandal, which may well be remembered as the textbook case of financial fraud in the modern age.

Why Timor-Leste took its $484 million Greater Sunrise gamble

Why Timor-Leste took its $484 million Greater Sunrise gamble

The oil-dependent country’s acquisition of ConocoPhillips’ 30% Greater Sunrise stake is seen as the final step in securing sovereignty. But is it worth the risk?