Australia’s dangerous obsession with the Anglosphere

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Just as republicans can enjoy the spectacle of a royal wedding without abandoning the idea of an Australian head of state, we need to remind ourselves that Trump is, literally, not our president.

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As the shaky US-North Korea summit is set to begin, the parties must search for common interest

SPECIAL FEATURE: It is unclear in the build-up to this unprecedented summit if the participants will be able to hack away the thicket of decades of mistrust and hostility to identify common interests.

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China, North Korea and trade the key talking points when Turnbull meets Trump

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Malcolm Turnbull will be relieved to have some time away from the Barnaby Joyce affair while he is in Washington.

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Joe Hockey told FBI about Trump advisor’s Russia revelation to Alexander Downer in London

Ambassador to the US contacted the FBI about George Papadopoulos’s alleged comments to Australia’s High Commissioner in the UK, revealing links to Russia.

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Moving abroad: The five most expat-friendly cities in the US

Considering moving to the US but not sure where to live? This guide to the most-loved expat cities should help you decide.

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Australian girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter says she had no idea and is ‘devastated’

Marilou Danley describes the perpetrator of the worst mass shooting in US history as “a kind, caring, quiet man”, saying she had no warning about his murderous plans.

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Why the Las Vegas shooting must be called a terror attack

OPINION & ANALYSIS: More than 50 people massacred at a festival in Las Vegas. Police have described the suspect, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, as a ‘lone wolf’, rather than a terrorist… Why might that be?

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First Nauru and Manus Island refugees to leave for the United States

The Australian government is providing minimal detail of those who have so far passed the Americans’ “extreme vetting” and been approved to go, saying it is up to the US to do that.

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North Korea: who is the historical threat?

OPINION & ANALYSIS: For many people, the only reference point for what war with North Korea looks like is the ever-popular 70s television series M*A*S*H.

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North Korea earthquake points to most powerful nuclear test yet

North Korea says it has developed an advanced hydrogen bomb.

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North Korea tells Australia it is acting suicidally by joining war games

The North Korean statement from a spokesman for the ministry of foreign affairs, reported by the state news agency KCNA, described Malcolm Turnbull’s remarks about ANZUS as “reckless”.

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‘Fire and fury': Trump’s impulsive rhetoric on North Korea threatens region

OPINION & ANALYSIS: By promising ‘fire and fury’, Donald Trump actually plays into North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s hands.

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“You are worse than I am,” Trump tells Turnbull in leaked phone call

Leaked documents reveal details of President Donald Trump’s testy phone call with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull over “a horrible deal, a disgusting deal” to settle refugees.

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If you have just two days in Washington DC…

Monuments, museums, art galleries, magnificent buildings and grand views are the hallmarks of the USA’s capital.

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Father of Aussie woman gunned down by US police calls for justice

Distraught family of Australian expat Justine Damond, tragically shot by police in Minneapolis, demand answers.

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