The facts about American higher education belie common Australian worries about affordability and quality, writes Geoffrey Garrett.
Is Asia on the edge of a major power confrontation that could lead to another world war, asks Geoffrey Garrett.
It is significant to have a woman at the head of the US Federal Reserve for the first time, but in terms of monetary policy it's probably business as usual. And that is a good thing for us all, writes Geoffrey Garrett.
After the Huawei and GrainCorp decisions, the "open for business" Coalition must make welcoming foreign investment a higher priority, writes Geoffrey Garrett.
A political war over raising the debt limit makes no sense for the opposition that has spent six years saying the national good cannot be held hostage to anti-debt hysteria, writes Geoffrey Garrett.
Cutting taxes quietly for business and the wealthy and hoping for jobs and growth is good politics, but there will be a price paid for fiscal profligacy, writes Geoffrey Garrett.
A new centre for innovation at UNSW will provide world-class facilities designed to position Sydney as a major centre for innovation in the Asia Pacific region.
All second term presidents become lame ducks at some point. But recent events suggest Obama’s end may come sooner than imagined, writes Geoffrey Garrett.
Tony Abbott deserves credit for understanding that now is not the time for a balanced budget crusade, writes Geoffrey Garrett.
Tony Abbott’s about-face on delivering a surplus in his first term is smart politics and good policy, writes Geoffrey Garrett.