Is dual citizenship Australia’s Russian meddling?

Foreign influence is a question liberal democracies are being forced to address in the digital age.

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Why the ‘Reasonable Person’ Test INFURIATES Me

  Law students: argue that YOU are a reasonable person. I implore you – use yourself as a standard of reasonableness when you consider that problem question, analyse that judgement. Let me explain why…   The reasonable person standard makes me so mad. Madder than a Hatter in Wonderland during a tea shortage. Because, the…

Opinion: Bishop should face Australia’s record with International Law

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has warned China that it must respect international law, following the state’s rejection of the Phillipines arbitration case over its claims in the South China Sea. ‘While we take no position on competing claims in the South China Sea, Australia’s commitment to freedom of navigation and overflight consistent with international…

Australia and the World – guest series post by W. Hebblewhite

I don’t come to this series with any background in Law or International Relations, my interests are more in theoretical speculation of Philosophy rather than the practicability of the former. As such, this post which purports to discuss Australia from both its political and international politics may seem at times highly theoretical. What I write…