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14 September 2014
Old and new conflicts have visited immense devastation 
on the peoples of the Middle East. One could be 
forgiven for thinking that the United Nations is fiddling 
while the Middle East is burning.
8 May 2014

The conduct of Australia’s foreign policy under the Rudd and Gillard governments was anything but inspiring. Under Tony Abbott, we have so far been treated to a succession of gaffes bordering on farce.

Appeared in The Conversation

25 November 2013

Every so often over the last 50 years, Australia’s relations with Indonesia have hit stormy waters. The present tensions over the spying scandal may not be the most serious, but they are serious enough.

The piece appeared in The Conversation

4 August 2013

We have yet to devise policies that acknowledge the richness of Asian cultures, their literatures, their values, their ancient and still living wisdom. Our much vaunted multiculturalism could gain much from a deeper religious and ethical understanding as well as the political and legal systems that are integral to a re-emerging Asia.

The piece appeared in The Conversation

29 May 2013

Will the ethics of war become collateral damage as America's use of drone technology takes off? writes Joseph Camilleri.

Published on the ABC's The Drum

11 April 2013

Despite Australia's obvious national interests in the Middle East, our leaders have been strangely silent about the alarming security threats in that region, write Joseph A Camilleri and NAJ Taylor.

The article was published online on the ABC's The Drum

4 April 2013

One thing is clear: North Korea, regardless of its belligerence, lacks the means to defeat South Korea, or to inflict any military damage on the United States. The motive therefore lies not in the execution of any military threat but in the theatre of threat-making. 

The piece appeared in The Conversation

8 February 2013

The new year is scarcely a month old. Yet we have seen enough to know that the fires raging in different parts of the Middle East and North Africa will not easily abate – and that the firefighting efforts of Western governments may prove no more successful than in the past.

1 December 2004

The article reviews the 2004 Australian federal election

Published in Eureka Street, Vol 14, No. 10, December 2004, pp. 11-12


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