That a Russian fighter plane could be shot down by Turkey – both members of the ISSG – highlights the continuing folly of failing to have one military force under one military commander.
Yet Prime Minister Turnbull's unfiltered comment did not pique the curiosity of the media and the opportunity was lost to ask the Prime Minister exactly what he meant.
Promoting the EU’s political position under the guise of introducing consumer protection labelling laws is reprehensible.
Australia has a proud history of multiculturalism, and bringing together leaders and communities from differing ethnic and religious groups.
These two provisions – oozing unadulterated Jew-hatred – represent a permanent roadblock to ever concluding negotiations with the PLO under the Roadmap.
There are six fundamental reasons that explain why the present geopolitical environment is conducive for the resumption of peace negotiations.
By most scholarly measure, Bush and Blair's invasion of Iraq in 2003 led to the deaths of at least 700,000 people - in a country that had no history of jihadism.
In Michel Houellebecq's Submission, a novel set in 2022 France, an Islamic political party takes power and turns the country in the direction of Mecca
During the 1970s and 1980s, Paris again made the news for reasons of terrorist violence. The protagonist in this case was an enterprising 'Carlos the Jackal'.
But what does deradicalisation mean and does it really address Islamic State’s sophisticated ideological messaging?
The best responses to attacks like these might be renewed vigilance without terror, social tolerance without moral blindness and wariness without paranoia.
China recently announced a new two-child policy. But why was there a one-child policy in the first place?