Paul McGeough The lost pages of Catch-22 have turned up: they are the real-life career notes of Gwenyth Todd.
Malcolm Brown When Captain Cook was sailing the South Pacific, he became curious as to whether the men on these idyllic islands were so besotted by the beauty and harmony that they were incapable of dark thoughts.
David Hurley The ADF's strategy of cultural change will be strongly implemented.
Dylan Welch The government has delivered the biggest cuts to military funding in decades, with as much as $4 billion to vanish from this year's budget.
Hugh White Australia's status as a middle power is at risk in the Asian century.
Gerard Henderson Premier Barry O'Farrell is a proud follower of Robert Menzies (1894 to 1978), the founder of the modern Liberal Party.
James Brown, Rory Medcalf Fast, good, and cheap - the government unveils a defence policy on Friday aiming for all three.
John Garnaut The Rudd government's defence white paper of 2009 exploded like a bomb beneath the China relationship.
Daniel Flitton Stephen Smith tried to pass the Goldilocks test on Friday when serving up Australia's latest military blueprint.
Chris Johnson Immigration Minister Brendan O'Connor returns today from a visit to Sri Lanka, where he discussed the challenges of refugees and people smuggling.
John Garnaut The aims of 'enemy work', as they still call it today, have not much changed in 2500 years.
Jai Galliott In last week's Defence Department white paper the Australian public got a scary one-line insight into the future of its air force.
Jacqueline Maley The annual budget lock-up is a like a hostage situation crossed with an exam. Armed with a notepad, a calculator and a sense of existential dread, journalists huddle from about 1pm outside the...
Malcolm Jorgensen John Howard's decision to commit Australia to the 2003 Iraq war remains as indefensible as it was 10 years ago.
Mark Kenny The PM didn't relish a foreign affairs role, but she has excelled as a stateswoman.
Mark Kenny It has been said before that if it weren't for bad luck, Julia Gillard would probably have no luck at all.
Gay Alcorn The WikiLeaks founder's Senate bid is a long shot, but there is method in his move.
Mark Forbes Our former prime minister has revisited 'the most controversial foreign policy decision' taken by my government'.
Andrew Darby As Japan's most tumultuous Antarctic whaling season yet draws to a close, it seems everybody dodged, if not a harpoon, then a bullet.
Michael Richardson Asia-Pacific allies and security partners of the US are scrutinising every move made by Washington as North Korea threatens to strike South Korea and launch missile attacks against American bases in...