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Nick O'Malley

Nick O'Malley is a senior writer and a former US correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

Asia Power Index shows Australia to become an Asian minnow by 2030

Asia Power Index shows Australia to become an Asian minnow by 2030

Australia shouldn't underestimate its current power in the Asian region, but a comprehensive study shows how it will shrink in decades to come.

  • by Nick O'Malley

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Donald Trump a critical weakness in America’s projection of power

Donald Trump a critical weakness in America’s projection of power

Trump’s leadership is viewed be the 13th most effective in the Asia region, alongside Hun Sen of Cambodia, who has led his nation towards dictatorship.

  • by Nick O'Malley
Trump to take us closer to nuclear war over an affair with a porn star
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Trump to take us closer to nuclear war over an affair with a porn star

Trump's decision on whether to keep the Iran deal or not will come within hours, and he's talking about it like a reality TV show.

  • by Nick O'Malley
Inside the Demilitarised Zone, where Donald Trump wants to meet Kim Jong-un
Analysis

Inside the Demilitarised Zone, where Donald Trump wants to meet Kim Jong-un

The Demilitarised Zone is a preposterous place, not least for its name.

  • by Nick O'Malley
Is Donald Trump set to win a Nobel Peace Prize?
Analysis

Is Donald Trump set to win a Nobel Peace Prize?

While Trump and Kim Jong-un taunted one another last year many feared the world was on the brink of nuclear war. Some believe his rhetoric served peace.

  • by Nick O'Malley
A dark and chaotic week for Donald Trump, his party, America - and the world
Analysis

A dark and chaotic week for Donald Trump, his party, America - and the world

In a presidency whose signature feature is constant crisis it can be hard to distinguish moments of true import. But this past week has been one of them.

  • by Nick O'Malley
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National Museum grabs Romper Stomper boots from Russell Crowe auction

National Museum grabs Romper Stomper boots from Russell Crowe auction

Two pieces of Russell Crowe memorabilia will be coming to Canberra after the actor’s Art of Divorce auction.

  • by Steven Trask & Nick O'Malley
Rebecca White: The politician who wants to remove pokies from pubs and clubs

Rebecca White: The politician who wants to remove pokies from pubs and clubs

Labor leader Rebecca White has picked a fight with the biggest opponent she could have found in Tasmania.

  • by Nick O'Malley
No risk: The family who own Tasmania's gambling industry

No risk: The family who own Tasmania's gambling industry

Luck is changing for the family that controls legal gambling in Tasmania.

  • by Nick O'Malley
Politicians rolling in secret pokies cash lost by their own constituents

Politicians rolling in secret pokies cash lost by their own constituents

Hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations from the pokie industry to Labor and the Coalition are being hidden from public scrutiny due to lax donation disclosure laws, according to the Alliance for Gambling Reform.

  • by Nick O'Malley
Despite the Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin bromance, conflict brews between Russia and the west
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Despite the Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin bromance, conflict brews between Russia and the west

Trump's ties to Putin and Russia cast a deepening shadow over his presidency, even as the relationship between Russia and the United States and its allies deteriorates dangerously.

  • by Nick O'Malley