ISIS may have lost most of their territory, but it's important to be aware that ISIS can still utilise the Internet and social media to recruit people and to spread their fantastical propaganda.
The wars in Syria and Iraq are products of secretive decision-making by the executive. Their disastrous consequences are evidence of the need for war powers reform.
Since 2000, at least 16 people have died while incarcerated in Canada’s system of immigration detention, with a shocking four deaths since March 2016. When will the government act?
About 20 per cent of refugees to Canada are pregnant. Many of them are medically uninsured. It's not only morally correct to provide prenatal care, but also cheaper for Canada's system to do so.
What lies ahead for IS after Mosul, Raqqa and tens of thousands of casualties?
As Islamic State territory in Iraq and Syria shrinks, concerns are mounting about the number of foreign fighters who may return.
In Turkey, while many have left Syria to find asylum, most refugees are struggling to be socially and economically integrated.
Kim Jong Un's regime has already earned millions from the export of arms, missiles, drugs and endangered wildlife products.
Most Americans don't want the United States to be the world's policeman. Do the experts agree?
The president threatened North Korea and decried the decimation of the American middle class – but didn’t have much praise for the work of the United Nations.
Two genocide and mass atrocity prevention scholars argue Trump's response to the Charlottesville attack is a red flag.
The location and targeting of Islamic State's latest attack, on the Spanish city of Barcelona, deviates from the group's previous efforts.
In late 2015, 200,000 refugees a month were arriving on the Greek island of Lesvos. Tasos Markou went there to photograph their plight - and ended up joining the locals to help the new arrivals.
By sending troops from the North Caucasus to Syria, Russia is returning to its old habits.
U.S. President Donald Trump's insistence on being "himself" is doing substantial damage to the United States, both domestically and abroad. A former Clinton White House adviser on Russia weighs in.
Psalm 137 – best known for its opening line, 'By the Rivers of Babylon' – is a 2,500-year-old Hebrew psalm that deals with the Jewish exile -remembered each year on Tisha B'av.
Australian Twitter users largely ignored news from Syria, North Korea and other trouble spots in June, focussing instead on domestic politics.
From Syria's civil war to women being traded as slaves on WhatsApp, this Global series brings together the past year's most-read conflict reporting, written by the world's top experts.
To maximise the long-term effectiveness of Australia’s foreign policies, there would be great value in strengthening our conflict prevention and resolution capabilities.
Too much emphasis on environmental stress overlooks the role of politics and economics.