May 22, 2013

Substitute question marks for exclamation marks

A terrible tragedy is unfolding in (fill in the name of your favorite trouble spot). Something must be done. This (choose from sending troops, air strikes, enforcing a no fly zone, arming rebels) is something. Therefore it must be done. Such is what passes ...

Mar 26, 2013

Nuclear agenda out of play

In 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama outlined a vision of a world freed of the threat of nuclear weapons, however, disappointingly little progress has been made in the ensuing four years.

Mar 15, 2013

Leaders we can trust again

Leaders with a compelling vision whom we can trust again could turn back the tide of public cynicism in democratic governance. But where are they

Feb 7, 2013

Turning China into an enemy

The rise in tensions over disputed claims to islands and rocky outcrops in the South China Sea has the potential to harm the interests of Australia.