The story, pulled together from leaked documents, involves fake names, trading gold for gas, and a trip to Disney World.
For a country that could once boast of leaders who subordinated their personal interests to a larger cause, it is quite a fall.
Lebanon has been forced to endure years of austerity, poverty and unemployment. Its people have had enough.
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.