Commentary

Trump’s use of hard power can only go so far

Trump’s use of hard power can only go so far

Connecting the strategic dots between Afghanistan, Syria and North Korea has become an unavoidable task. Only by doing so can the world begin to discern something resembling a...

Australia’s new Trump-style rules miss mark

In Sydney last weekend, United States Vice-President Mike Pence hailed the close economic ties linking the US and Australia. In fact, currently, America’s chief export to the...

Time has come to cut security guards’ overtime

Time has come to cut security guards’ overtime

In a recent survey commissioned by the Union of Security Employees, a sizeable number of security officers who responded to the survey cited the long working hours as the core...

School mergers: More questions than answers

School mergers: More questions than answers

I wrote about the demise of our heritage schools in this column three years ago, and how policymakers had — with a stroke of the pen — erased a suite of pioneer institutions...