Leading article Australia

A foreign policy realist

7 September 2013 9:00 am

‘The United States does not want either side to win this war. Victory for either side would mean dreadful massacres…

Welcome to our app

31 August 2013 9:00 am

Some take ‘selfies’ of their shaving cuts. Others set up fatuous Facebook pages pleading to be ‘liked’. Many more propel…

Tony’s time

24 August 2013 9:00 am

Should he fail to win the forthcoming election, Tony Abbott would be forgiven for expressing his frustration by punching a…

Tongue-tied election

17 August 2013 9:00 am

One of the more enduring images of this election campaign will be the toe-curling performance of Liberal candidate Jayme Diaz…

The old ways

10 August 2013 9:00 am

Perhaps if Labor had offered up Bill Shorten, Bob Carr, Greg Combet or any candidate other than Kevin Rudd for…

Malcolm, messiah

3 August 2013 9:00 am

Justinian II, Charles II, Napoleon, Gladstone, Churchill, Menzies, de Gaulle, Nixon, Wilson, Howard, Clinton, Rudd — what do these figures…

Lurching to the right

27 July 2013 9:00 am

It’s the great irony of our times: Tony Abbott, derided as being an unpopular opposition leader, is in fact the…

Carbon copy

20 July 2013 9:00 am

The Coalition has been right to oppose both Julia Gillard’s carbon tax and Kevin Rudd’s emissions trading scheme. But Tony…

In praise of Kevin Rudd

13 July 2013 9:00 am

No, we’re not talking about Labor’s improvement in the opinion polls. We’re referring to Kevin Rudd’s proposals to wind down…

A complete and utter fraud

6 July 2013 9:00 am

In a perfect world, Kevin Rudd would not be campaigning for election but visiting an analyst. Therapy is the treatment…