The US will only take action on WMD when it suits them.
Russian drone footage showing the bombed aid convoy en route to Aleppo.
EPA/Russian Defence Ministry
The war of words over a bombed UN convoy in Syria is just the latest in a long series of diplomatic breakdowns.
Theresa May meets her Saudi counterparts.
While Yemen burns, Theresa May's government plays with words.
The interventionist foreign policy of the Gulf states is increasingly at odds with their economic security.
Turning plastic into fuel in Aleppo.
As a new cessation of hostilities comes into force, Russia's influence over the Syrian conflict is deepening.
Islamic State today is in increasingly dire straits on the ground in Iraq and Syria.
Islamic State's call to arms against Australian targets may appear concerning in it its specificity. But it does little to change the underlying security realities the group and its supporters face.
Very few countries remain outside the world's chemical weapons control regime. Why would Israel want to keep company with North Korea?
Very little of what Barack Obama promised to achieve in foreign affairs has come to pass.
Barack Obama assumed office in January 2009 amid public euphoria and high expectations of greater racial harmony and reduced gun violence at home and a more stable and peaceful international order.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Perhaps so, but let me add another 800 or so on the image above, which has cut through the media deluge like no other of late. The fact that we know the name…
Daily life for young men in Baghdad.
Skills that make young people employable should be a priority.
Jabat Al-Nusra goes its own way.
Orient News TV/EPA
When it comes to the Syrian opposition, it's practically impossible to separate 'moderates' from 'extremists'.
Alexey Nikolsky/RIA Novosti/EPA
In the space of two days, Turkey showed more diplomatic goodwill than it has in the last two years. Why?
From tiny seeds, an environmental solution was found.
A natural byproduct could clean up polluted and war-ravaged land.
What has the Chilcot Inquiry actually achieved? Here's what the experts had to say.
Oil wasn't the conspiracy behind the Iraq War, but it was always in the mix.
John Howard confirms the nation’s involvement in the war in Iraq in March 2003, a decision subject to remarkably little oversight by comparison to Australia’s allies.
It is important to restore public trust in any future decision for Australia to go to war. For this, a system that provides better democratic accountability is essential.
Tony Blair insists to this day that his decision to go to war in Iraq was made in good faith. Does that make him any less culpable?
Tony Blair and his then-foreign minister, Jack Straw, in 2003.
The Iraq Inquiry has found that the case for invading Iraq was far from watertight and made without proper care. Deception, however, is another matter.
Too many people still believe that Iraq collapsed because there was no plan for it; others think the West has learnt from its mistakes. Wrong and wrong.
Picking up the pieces.
As the Chilcot Report's release approaches, Iraqis are helping each other survive terror, insecurity and corruption.