Perhaps it was sign of America’s war-weariness, or at least that of its pundit class, a group that has clearly tired of discussing the nation’s seemingly intractable crises in Ukraine, Iraq and Syria.
When the full extent of child abuse in the South Yorkshire town of Rotherham was revealed this week, a sigh of recognition was quickly followed by a sharp gasp of horror.
How can a man who has no degree or a diploma, who has never been to Syria and speaks no Arabic, become an authority?
Social media and the press were blinded by the President's slightly baggy tan suit.
President Barack Obama says he has no strategy yet to launch a broader attack against Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria.
A number of issues complicate the Obama administration's search for a new "coalition of the willing" to fight ISIL in Iraq and Syria.
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To the extent that anyone “wins” from a heated, emotional argument between two nations and neighbours, Australia has won the spying row.
There were two immediate victims of the shooting at the Bullets and Burgers gun range in Arizona on Tuesday. One, most terribly, was the 39-year-old instructor Charles Vacca who lost his life.
Australia has given away none of its ability to spy on Indonesia with the signing of a new agreement to settle the nine-month old row between the two countries