International Affairs

Tony Abbott and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe
9 Apr 2014

Abbott Lacks Tact On Asia

Tim Robertson

Tony Abbott's North Asian tour today takes him to China. He should expect a frosty reception after broadcasting that the US-Japanese alliance is more important, writes Tim Robertson from Beijing

28 Mar 2014

The Trouble With Borders

Costas Laoutides

After the break-up of the Soviet Union, Russians became minorities in a number of Eastern Bloc states. But that's no justification for Russia's Crimean land grab, writes Costas Laoutides