Tom Switzer Since the Iraq invasion nearly a decade ago, it has been evident that the two major US political parties have undergone a role reversal on national security. In historic terms, this is remarkable.
Glenn Greenwald Overthe past 2 1/2 years, all of which he has spent in a military prison, much has been said about Bradley Manning, but nothing has been heard from him.
Paul McGeough For a time there, it looked like business as usual in the Middle East.
Nick O'Malley Back in the early months of his presidency, when it appeared America's financial system was about to seize and destroy the nation's economy, Barack Obama was told by advisers to shelve his ambitions.
Paul McGeough WASHINGTON: We have yet to see the mettle of Barack Obama in his second term as US President, but it will be intriguing to watch how he sustains Washington's support for Israel in the coming four...
Tim Soutphommasane Yes, he did. In some ways Barack Obama's re-election as United States president this month was as significant as his victory in 2008.
Michelle Grattan Government relieved at the status quo result as it heads into its own election year.
Andrew West The culture of individualism suffered a major setback this week in the home of the mythic rugged individual.
Ellen Miller She is hugely popular - even more popular with Americans than her husband, according to some polls. She's widely admired and she's seen as a strong character.
Hugh White America is drifting blindly into a dangerous rivalry with Beijing.
Mark McKinnon POLITICS makes for strange bedfellows. ''Give me a break. This whole thing is the biggest fairytale I've ever seen.
Daniel Flitton The China issue could leave Abbott stranded, if the US Democrats win.
Tom Switzer 'This hero of war,' declared President Obama, 'became a champion of peace.'
Melinda Henneberger OK, who thinks President Barack Obama should have taken his wife out for their anniversary instead of debating Mitt Romney?
Chris Berg It's been fun for the left in Australia to fixate on the Republican candidates for the American presidency. It's been fun to joke about their policy quirks and eccentricities.
Paul McGeough ''Sensible'' doesn't cut it when women and children are being murdered on YouTube.
Pankaj Mishra Barack Obama, according to Foreign Policy, 'has become George W. Bush on steroids'. Armed with a 'kill list', the Nobel peace laureate now hosts 'Tuesday terror' meetings at the White House to...
Anne Summers The President knows it's a bad look, but beggars can't be choosers.
Anne Summers This morning, Australian time, the US President, Barack Obama, is due to attend a fund-raising dinner party at the New York home of movie stars Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick.
Mark Barabak BY CALLING a halt to the deportation of hundreds of thousands of young people who are in the US illegally, President Barack Obama not only helps himself politically with two groups vital to his...