Will Syrian religious extremists migrate to the West as refugees in need – and then do harm? A team of researchers surveyed Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey to find out the answer.
Michelle Grattan discusses the slower pace which has taken over Canberra - at least until next week when the action picks up with the new sitting week.
Trump and Zuma seek to sell explanations of their misfortunes to the socially insecure and economically vulnerable. To an alarming extent they succeed.
While Morrison appears to have built a strong relationship with the idiosyncratic US president, there are several foreign policy challenges ahead.
Joe Biden remains the favourite in the Democratic race - but there are question marks over whether he can beat Donald Trump.
President Trump hinted that he would defy a Supreme Court ruling recently, though he later yielded to its authority. Andrew Jackson – Trump's hero – likewise challenged the rule of law in the 1830s.
President Donald Trump has appealed to his base by attacking four Democratic Congresswomen of colour.
With the House of Representatives taking the unusual approach of censuring a sitting president, attention will now turn to next week's testimony by Robert Mueller.
The National Intelligence Council works inside government but is little understood outside. Yet it has helped respond to almost all the major foreign policy challenges of the last 40 years.
The leak of US dipomatic cables by Wikileaks revealed some equally frank assessments of British politicians.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani staked his political fortunes on bringing Iran out of isolation. Now, it appears he's losing control to hard-liners in Iran.
Nativist rhetoric is nothing new. But ideas once considered fringe are now being absorbed into the mainstream.
Election to the Security Council is prestigious for member states because it gives them a seat at the highest table of global decision-making.
The Declaration of Independence was not greeted with universal acclaim and many Americans stayed loyal to the crown.
Arguments over Trump's tariffs and trade wars are just the latest salvo in a heated debate that has raged since the dawn of the American republic.
We are living through the latest battle in a 300-year long ideological war over the meaning of humanity itself.
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have very different objectives from their on-again, off-again negotiations. More work needs to be done to build trust and align the leaders on a basic common goal.
There's one reason the US Democratic presidential field is so crowded – a belief Trump can be beaten. Here's a closer look at the five leading candidates.
An analysis of social media troll activity during the 2016 election campaign shows that exposure to Russian propaganda may have helped change American minds in favor of Republican candidate Trump.
US President Donald Trump stole the show over the weekend with seeming breakthroughs on the China trade war and North Korea. Disaster has been averted, but for how long?