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Five feet away from Hosni Mubarak

Five feet away from Hosni Mubarak

The former Egyptian president was the dictator’s dictator. And his regime can teach us a lot about the decline of democracy in the West.

How Australia can get Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert out of Iranian prison

How Australia can get Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert out of Iranian prison

Without vocal public support and Australian government intervention, the academic is facing 10 years in an Iranian prison.

#29Leaks helps lift veil on how Iran avoids sanctions

#29Leaks helps lift veil on how Iran avoids sanctions

The story, pulled together from leaked documents, involves fake names, trading gold for gas, and a trip to Disney World.

'Plucky little Israel' cracks apart as Netanyahu pulls a Trump

'Plucky little Israel' cracks apart as Netanyahu pulls a Trump

For a country that could once boast of leaders who subordinated their personal interests to a larger cause, it is quite a fall.

War is being run like the writers' room of a Netflix series

War is being run like the writers' room of a Netflix series

The death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi won't deliver 'Saddam spider hole' buzz for American audiences — but it's a hell of a callback.

Silent no more: Lebanon unites against government corruption

Silent no more: Lebanon unites against government corruption

Lebanon has been forced to endure years of austerity, poverty and unemployment. Its people have had enough.

ISIS families highlight Labor's philosophical dilemma

ISIS families highlight Labor's philosophical dilemma

The internal fight over repatriating the families of ISIS fighters highlights the ultimate problem facing the ALP.

A brief history of the West abandoning the Kurds

A brief history of the West abandoning the Kurds

Donald Trump's decision to withdraw US troops from northern Syria is just the latest in a long line of examples of the West abandoning its Kurdish allies.

How will Scott Morrison react to world election results?

How will Scott Morrison react to world election results?

Now our own federal election is done and dusted, let's look at how the outcomes of other elections around the world could affect Australia's interests.

Labor is undivided in its decision to not talk about divisions

Labor is undivided in its decision to not talk about divisions

Labor's recent Israel problem doesn't so much hinge on the comments made or the beliefs held, but rather that there is conflict at all.