Geopolitical Turbulence

Twenty-first century challenges such as maintaining peace, increasing international understanding and maximizing opportunities for citizens rely on the concept of democracy as a binding that holds societies together. From the borders of Egypt, Gaza, Israel, Syria and Iraq to Ukraine and Russia, regime challenges and religious extremism threatened world order and national security. The government used Australia’s seat on the United Nations Security Council to consistently make its views clear.

Escalating Conflicts

Andrew Weldon, The Sunday Age,

Second Helping

Andrew Dyson, The Age,

Freedom of the Press

Greg 'Smithy' Smith, Joondalup Times,


Michael Leunig, The Age,

Putin's Overreach

Cathy Wilcox, The Sydney Morning Herald,

The Death Stare

Mark Knight, Herald Sun,

If Pain Persists

David Pope, The Canberra Times,

Team Australia!

Mark Knight, Herald Sun,

Terror Danger Today

Mark Knight, Herald Sun,


Cathy Wilcox, The Sydney Morning Herald,