• Beating the SDG cash crunch

    Naoko Ishii     |      October 21, 2023

    Despite the challenges facing the Indo-Pacific, integrated regional cooperation and increased financing can help the region accelerate the move to a decarbonised world and towards the achievement of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Israel goes in

    Rodger Shanahan     |      October 17, 2023

    Israeli ground forces are poised to enter the Gaza strip to carry out Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s order to ‘crush and destroy Hamas’ after the terrorist group murdered over 1,200 Israeli civilians in a brutal, unprovoked attack.

  • Bring them home

    James Forest     |      October 13, 2023

    Israel’s state of the art air force has reacted with power and precision in the aftermath of the cold blooded murder of 1,200 Israeli men, women and children by Hamas terrorists. While the world watches on, Israel’s army is now preparing a major ground operation to rescue 150 hostages and wipe Hamas from history, rendering the terrorist group’s plans for political gains from its bestial actions irrelevant.

  • Stand with Israel

    Alex Bristow     |      October 10, 2023

    Australia cannot sit on the fence in the wake of Hamas’ terror attack and should support Israel’s determined efforts to destroy Hamas in Gaza.

  • Israel under fire

    Eyal Mayroz     |      October 8, 2023

    The appalling assault on Israeli towns by terrorists from Hamas in which over 250 Israeli men, women and children were murdered will invite massive retaliation from Israel, a nation which must defend itself to survive.

  • Narges Mohammadi wins the Nobel Peace Prize

    Hind Elhinnawy     |      October 8, 2023

    Imprisoned Iranian women’s rights advocate Narges Mohammadi has won the 2023 Nobel peace prize for her long fight against the oppression of women in Iran by the clerical dictatorship.

  • The unhinged global order

    Mercedes Page     |      October 7, 2023

    As the curtains fell on the UN’s annual high-level meetings last week, the world was left with an unsettling message: the international order is crumbling, and no one can agree on what comes next.

  • The big lies pitting West v South

    Stephen Nagy     |      September 24, 2023

    The argument the so-called “Global South” is tired of the West’s disrespect and is owed greater concessions for past misdeeds is flawed at several levels.

  • G20 support for small island states

    Soumya Bhowmick     |      September 11, 2023

    India’s position within the G20 places it favourably as a representative of the global South due to its economic prowess and historical commitment to developing nations.

  • What next for Wagner’s thugs?

    Adam Rajic     |      September 9, 2023

    The Wagner mercenary group once did Putin’s dirty work, but its leader’s rebellion cost Prigozhin his life and means its members face an uncertain future.

  • A G20 in Putin’s shadow

    Tom Chodor     |      September 8, 2023

    Russian President Vladimir Putin won’t be at the G20 Leaders’ Summit, not least because he fears arrest for war crimes, but the Russian invasion of Ukraine is likely to have a bigger effect on the outcomes than even the lack of Chinese President Xi Jinping.

  • Pushing back against the propaganda

    Chris Zappone     |      September 2, 2023

    China and Russia have hijacked western social media to wage a propaganda war against the free world regarding Taiwan, Ukraine and other hot-button issues, aided and abetted by the usual array of useful idiots, and it’s time for democracies to fight back.