As much as humanitarian intervention ought to be a moral calculation, it is ultimately a political decision, and politically it has proven to be high risk with little reward.
At present, China is home to the world’s largest dustbowl and 16 of the world’s 20 most polluted cities.
Candidate Corbyn represents nearly everything Prime Minister Cameron (and for that matter, former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair) does not.
Although Israeli officials claim it is merely a rumor and that there are no direct or indirect negotiations with Hamas, many signs suggest that a deal is imminent.
What the US and its allies are trying to accomplish is no less than the reversal of political hostilities that have marginalized Iran for over thirty years and fueled hostility across the region.
The tense Sino-Japanese relations and Australia's close economic ties with China suggest Australia would face limited strategic prospects if it further leaned to Japan.
Some favour Australia's military involvement as the price of our alliance with the US. I accept this, up to a point.
Those proponents of the two-state solution who continue to allow Abbas to maintain this rejectionist stance are actively contributing to its demise.
While the US conducted its first drone strike into northern Syria from bases in Turkey by targeting ISIS alone, the US has become a de facto ally of Assad, giving him no reason to stop ravaging the country.
Trauma is not primarily imprinted on people's consciousness but instead becomes deeply embedded in people's sensate experiences.
Turkey's swift recognition of this illegally constituted state for the 'Palestinians' contrasts with Turkey's consistent refusal to grant its 15 million ancient Kurdish community the identical right.
I would say the debt is worse than unsustainable. It destroys life and civilization. It's war against Greece.