The internal fight over repatriating the families of ISIS fighters highlights the ultimate problem facing the ALP.
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.
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'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.
Western governments are scrambling to distance themselves from the families of Islamic State fighters. And as more children emerge from the ruins, the problem is only going to get worse.
A rot has developed in the Palestinian aid debate and it's hurting everyday people.
Women and girls are being held responsible for national and global demographics by under- and over-population scaremongers alike.
We all accepted at face value that the Israel embassy pitch was tied to Wentworth. So why exactly is this damn thing still hanging around?
The government says it will do nothing further in response to the Saudi murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi until there's an investigation completed. Which is very handy indeed.