December 22, 2015
China Will Invite Syrian Government, Opposition for Peace Talks
By Shannon Tiezzi
China appears ready to play a more active role in the Syrian peace process.
September 28, 2015
China's Role in the Syria Crisis, Revisited
By David Volodzko
A look at history proves China's leading role in arming the Assad regime, thus contributing to today's civil war.
August 27, 2015
Australia to Bomb Syria?
By Helen Clark
The prime minister is raring to go, despite the questionable wisdom of the move.
April 12, 2015
The Limitations of the Iran Deal
By Daniel R. DePetris
A nuclear agreement is great, but Tehran will continue to have an adversarial, hostile relationship with the West.
October 01, 2014
A Theoretical Case Against Australian ISIS Intervention
By Heath Pickering
Political theory offers little support for an Australian role in the latest Middle East intervention.
September 13, 2014
East Asia and America's War on the Caliphate
By Robert Dujarric
What implications will the war on the Islamic State have for U.S. power in the Asia-Pacific?
September 11, 2014
Indonesia, Malaysia and the Fight Against Islamic State Influence
By Stefanie Kam and Robi Sugara
With ideology spreading via social media, authorities need to consider a ‘soft’ approach as well as traditional tactics.
September 02, 2014
Australia to Join International Forces in Iraq
By Kevin Placek
Tony Abbott announces that Australia will provide humanitarian aid and equipment.
August 31, 2014
Iran Didn’t Create ISIS; We Did
By Ben Reynolds
Instead of shifting blame for ISIS's rise, the West and its allies should look in the mirror.
August 22, 2014
Australia’s Fight Against Islamic Extremists
By Kevin Placek
The government is stepping up efforts to deal with both domestic threats and Australian extremists active abroad.
August 20, 2014
Kidnapped 'Mercenary' in Syria Poses Problem For Japan
By Clint Richards
Haruna Yukawa’s involvement in illicit activities will complicate negotiations for his release.
August 05, 2014
Is a Silent India the Best India?
By Arman Sidhu
India’s policy of non-interference will continue to serve it well in today’s volatile international climate.