General Discussion

Damascus: that awful, sinking feeling…

The Alawites, Syria’s ruling minority, have arguably the most to loose should the international community continue to fully back the largely Sunni Syrian anti-Assad opposition. Indeed Bashar’s father, Hafez Al-Assad …read more

Red Dragon Rising…Again

Things must be getting bad in Australian foreign policy circles when the perennial bug-bear, Australia’s relations with China, gets yet another run in what appears a never-ending public debate. A …read more

Fettered to a corpse

Some 98 years ago, or more accurately, in July 1914, the German High Command, on the eve of the outbreak of World War I, knew things were not going to …read more