Not all foreign fighters return radicalised - many return disillusioned.
De Blasio is not your typical democrat that we are used to viewing from the other side of the world; like Bill Clinton or Barrack Obama. Instead, he is a genuine progressive.
Erdogan has never been fazed by the fact that today's Turkey is not the Ottoman Empire and that the Ottomans were not as admired by the peoples they governed, as Erdogan wants to believe.
With Iran needing somewhere around $135 per barrel for its budget to breakeven, it would be the biggest beneficiary of a diplomatic accord with the west.
Yale Professor of philosophy Thomas Pogge has developed a solution to this paradigm of pharmaceutical development - the 'Health Impact Fund'.
This Russian fleet off the coast of Queensland was a reminder how diminutive Australia is in power and therefore how dependent we are on the US Navy to counter the fleets of great powers.
Allah is the Compassionate, the Merciful. This description occurs everywhere, and is even shouted by the unmerciful and uncompassionate jihadis.
Defensive, embarrassing, insular, cringeworthy – this is just a sampler of media comment on Abbott's performance at the G20.
Depicting Hamas' behavior and its doctrine of promoting Israel's destruction to justify Israel's treatment of the Palestinians in the West Bank only plays into the hands of extremist Palestinians.
Australian Advocacy for Good Governance in Sri Lanka (AAGGSL) is a non-profit organisation with members of diverse backgrounds aimed at creating awareness of the lack of democracy, accountability and good governance in Sri Lanka.
Islamic State and what it represents will not just go away, or be defeated by fighter planes or even 'boots on the ground'.
The Chinese state directed economic model, in which investment has taken a huge role is nearing the end of its useful life.