Opinion

Ross buckley

For 20 years China's foreign policies were a model of the subtle but effective pursuit of self-interest. But in the past two years, they have seemingly lost the plot, writes Ross Buckley.

Defence spending

While the US is critical of Australia's recent cuts to defence spending, what matters is not how much you spend, but how and where you spend it, argues Alan Stephens.

Ian Bickerton

Resolution of the war in Afghanistan requires the Taliban, the American and Karzai governments to recognise that victory, in any military sense, is illusory and cannot be fully realised, argues Ian Bickerton.

Coghlan Jo 0

With the Green’s now contesting almost all local, state and federal seats and steady increases in its primary vote, Labor should be worried about getting into two-party races with them, writes Jo Coghlan.

Wai Fong Chua

We need to be constantly and creatively thinking - and teaching - about the globalised environment in which we work and live, writes Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Students) Wai Fong Chua.

Braithwaite Jeffrey 0

The findings of the CareTrack study highlight what we need to target if we want to lead the world in better health delivery, write the study's authors Bill Runciman and Jeffrey Braithwaite.

18July Cycling

A recent report had cycling rates in Australia declining over the past 25 years. But a re-analysis of the data shows a very different result, according to UNSW experts.

Kingsford richard

It's high time we learned to adapt to our land of droughts and flooding rains, rather than failing time and time again to try to make it adapt to us, writes Richard Kingsford.

George

The print media doesn't have a higher claim to freedom of speech than radio and television, which suggests that News Limited's challenge to new print media regulation has little chance of success, writes George Williams.

Shakeshaft

We will continue to live with ongoing alcohol-related violence unless we reduce alcohol availability, ban alcohol advertising and increase its price, argues Anthony Shakeshaft.

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