The Interpreter

The Interpreter is published by the Lowy Institute for International Policy, an independent, nonpartisan think tank based in Sydney. It publishes daily commentary and analysis on international events, and is edited by Sam Roggeveen.

"The accuracy of sources is always incredibly difficult to determine in a conflict zone."

“Duterte is making good on his campaign promise to push the process forward. But there is less clarity now than there was at the end of last year.”

“Overshadowed by the violence in Syria, news from Afghanistan rarely makes headlines unless it is a reminder of the dire situation there.”

“China announced a series of major comprehensive reforms for the People's Liberation Army that will likely shape China's military modernisation trajectory for the next decade.”