News July 02, 2022
Papua New Guinea’s election challenges
On the election trail in Papua New Guinea, political campaigns are awash with money and guns but reformers are trying to turn the tide against corruption.
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News July 02, 2022
Papua New Guinea’s election challenges
On the election trail in Papua New Guinea, political campaigns are awash with money and guns but reformers are trying to turn the tide against corruption.
News October 03, 2020
Timor-Leste’s gas dreams fade
Timor-Leste’s plans for developing its oil and gas industry, made possible after winning back control of offshore fields from Australia, have stalled as the coronavirus pandemic drives down prices and the country’s new leadership questions the scheme’s economic rationale.
News February 26, 2022
Australia’s role in CCP power struggle
Did Scott Morrison and Marise Payne drag Australia into a Chinese Communist Party power struggle that has seen senior security officials jailed, turning Beijing’s wrath from diplomatic chill to active trade sanctions and worse?
Culture April 20, 2019
Māori Markings: Tā Moko
At the National Gallery of Australia, a new exhibition honours the power of tā moko, the Māori art of body-marking.
World December 22, 2018
Trump's legal challenges. Report on Russian hacking during US election. China retaliates against Canada over Huawei arrest. Theresa May braces for Brexit defeat. Local ceasefire in Yemen brings hope. Morrison's Jerusalem gambit pleases no one.
News December 15, 2018
Portugal’s medical model of drugs
Drug policy reform in Portugal, from pill testing to decriminalisation, may provide a model for Australia. Lisbon’s ‘dissuasion commissioner’ Nuno Capaz talks about understanding drug use as a medical, rather than a moral, issue.
World December 15, 2018
Conservatives vote for Theresa May to remain
Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou bailed in Canada; Donald Trump’s lawyer jailed.
World December 08, 2018
May’s flesh wound
Theresa May suffers defeats on Brexit. Trump backs down when facing Xi Jinping at G20. Trump’s former lawyer pleads guilty. Philippine journalist charged with tax fraud.
World December 01, 2018
Awkward meetings at the G20
Heat on Paul Manafort to tell all. Republicans hold on in Deep South. Nancy Pelosi under pressure.
World November 24, 2018
China and US talks hit a snag at APEC
US and China clash at APEC ahead of G20. Trump won't pursue Mohammed bin Salman. Theresa May’s next Brexit deadline.
World November 17, 2018
Morrison, China and the Pacific
Scott Morrison and Xi Jinping take on international diplomacy in the Pacific. Beijing boosting regional security, not military. South-west Pacific in political turmoil. ‘Soft power’ review under way as case made for Radio Australia’s return.
World November 10, 2018
Truth-telling in Singapore
Asia-Pacific leaders gathering in Singapore for next week’s ASEAN Summit won’t find many ‘crazy rich Asians’ of the hit film variety, but rather a lot of unhappy ones who are feeling the pinch.
World November 10, 2018
The vaunting of the Hill house
President Trump on the attack after mixed US midterms. Asia shows its working around Trump's US economically as the region prepares for key summits. Sanction waivers make Iran oil ban toothless. Xi Jinping attracting domestic criticism.
World November 03, 2018
The human cost of Trump’s rhetoric
Trump stays on message for midterms. Right-wing gains in Brazil and Germany. Constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka. Independence vote for New Caledonia. The debate over refusing China in our 5G network.
World October 27, 2018
Trump returns to the nuclear barricades
Democrats targeted with pipe bombs; Erdoğan applies heat to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman; Widodo treads gently with Saudis.
World October 20, 2018
China lashes out as HK club oversteps ‘red line’
Morrison’s embassy misstep; aftermath of Khashoggi murder; PNG’s APEC spending.
World October 13, 2018
Pence drops bomb on China’s US influence
Pence adds to pressure on China, Brazil’s Duterte, Timor-Leste’s LNG pipedream.
News October 13, 2018
Dennis Richardson: keeper of Canberra’s secrets
Dennis Richardson was chief of ASIO and ambassador to Washington before heading the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and then Defence. Here, he talks about China, Trump and Australia’s foreign policy.
World October 06, 2018
Australia pledges $5m in disaster aid relief
Trump boosts new treaty with Mexico and Canada; Boris Johnson’s leadership pitch.
World September 29, 2018
Trump’s Iran stance silences UN laughter
Russia upgrades air defences. UN warns of famine in Yemen. EU seeking sanctions on Poland.
World September 22, 2018
Trump tells China: ‘You’re tariffed!’
Former general jailed in Philippines; backdown on new seasonal visa.
News September 15, 2018
Uygurs call for sanctions over mass internments
In Sydney’s west, the Uygur community has joined calls for Australia to sanction China over its internment of more than one million members of the Muslim minority.
World September 15, 2018
Bolton wages war on international court
Bolton warns of sanctions against ICC members, and challenges Palestinian Authority referral of Israel. Russia and Syria attack Idlib. Far-right gains in Sweden.
World September 08, 2018
Trump snubs Asia-Pacific for parade
Trump no-show at Asian forums. Pacific unhappy with Australia over climate change. Xi Jinping increases African aid. Namibia rebuff s China.
World September 01, 2018
China reset now in Payne’s hands
Marise Payne to take up China reset. Julie Bishop's legacy. Myanmar ‘genocide’. McCain snub.
World August 25, 2018
Cohen’s admissions implicate Trump
Cohen pleads guilty and Manafort convicted. US dumps Clean Power Plan. US joint exercises in NT. Police raid domestic intelligence agency in Austria.
World August 18, 2018
Trump pulls the rug from under Erdoğan
Turkish lira collapses aft er Trump doubles trade tariffs. Joko Widodo names running mate. Youth protests in Bangladesh. Trump chides Harley-Davidson.
World August 11, 2018
China pushes back on dissent into darkness
China pushes back on dissent. Misgivings over Xi's leadership spread. Dalai Lama succession plan.
News August 04, 2018
Leading shipbuilder may be forced overseas
After contracts were awarded in the Turnbull government’s $90 billion naval upgrade, the most successful local shipbuilder is being pushed closer to exiting Australia.
World August 04, 2018
US offers a tight belt and a short road
US answer to China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Imran Khan wins in Pakistan. Violence after Zimbabwe elections. China's support extends Hun Sen's reign in Cambodia. Trump offers Rouhani meeting without conditions.
World July 28, 2018
Plans afoot for Trump visit to Australia
US president to visit Australia after APEC? Iran responds in kind to Trump threats. US allies working around its global trade war.
World July 21, 2018
Donald Trump’s chaotic European tour
Trump in damage control after Putin summit. Israel seeking Syria deal with Russia and the US. Chinese dissident Liu Xia freed.
World July 14, 2018
Foreign secretary Boris Johnson quits over Brexit
Donald Trump’s in Europe for NATO summit; Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s new start for Turkey; US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo goes to Pyongyang.
News July 07, 2018
What makes the Philippines’ Duterte popular
Despite international disapproval of his bloody war on drugs, Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte is popular at home as a leader from outside the normal corruption of politics.
World July 07, 2018
Merkel gives in on refugee turnbacks
Merkel gives in on refugees. Timor-Leste warned of fiscal crisis. Mexico elects left-wing president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador. US chasing Kim Jong-un on nuclear promises.
World June 30, 2018
Trump goes hog wild on trade tariffs
Trump's tariff war escalates. US Muslim travel ban upheld. Erdoğan maintains grip on Turkey. Greyhound racing ends in Asia with Macau closure.
News June 23, 2018
Mahathir’s grip on Malaysia
Mahathir Mohamad’s spectacular return to the prime ministership of Malaysia – and its first overturning of government since federation in 1957 – was meant to pave the way for Anwar Ibrahim’s leadership. But will the 92-year-old Mahathir rush to fulfil that promise?
World June 23, 2018
Trump keeps families together – in custody
Trump relents on family separations. Merkel under pressure over asylum seekers. Rhetoric heats up for US–China trade war.
News June 16, 2018
Trump and Kim’s historic summit
This week’s smiling, hand-shaking pleasantries are a long way from earlier threats of ‘fire and fury’ and nuclear attacks. But did the Trump–Kim meeting in Singapore really broker long-term disarmament?
World June 16, 2018
Trump trolls Trudeau after Quebec G7
Trump goes his own way on trade. Italy turns back refugees. Activists jailed in Hong Kong.
World June 08, 2018
Trump and Kim head to Singapore
US and North Korea ready for talks. Italy swings right. Islamists and secularists will face off in Indonesian poll.
News June 02, 2018
China, spies and the PM’s new fight
Questions mount over the direction Malcolm Turnbull is taking with China, as clues emerge from a former adviser’s report with ASIO and an ex-ambassador’s turning on the government.
World June 02, 2018
New elections could see Italy drop euro
Italy elections repeat could see rightward swing. Chinese financial crisis forecast. Trump–Kim talks back on.
News May 26, 2018
Diplomacy à la Kim Jong-un
While some may see Kim Jong-un as ill equipped to broker deals on the world stage, nothing could be further from the truth.
World May 26, 2018
Hastie drops bombshell on China relations
Australian MP alleges FBI suspect. Italy prepares for far-right/far-left coalition government. Najib Razak investigated.
World May 19, 2018
Gaza killings as Trump moves embassy
US embassy moves to Jerusalem. Family bombers in Java. Anwar Ibrahim released.
World May 12, 2018
Trump’s Iran pact pullout snubs Europe
US to reimpose sanctions on Iran. Trump believes Iran decision will impress North Korea. Mahathir sweeps back into power in Malaysia.
World May 05, 2018
Nobel for Trump’s chequered Korea?
Historic Korean meeting plays well for Kim. Trump yet to confirm Iran sanctions waiver plan. Mahathir pledges to pardon Anwar. Bishop and Dutton at loggerheads over ASD.
News April 28, 2018
Independence in the South Pacific
The Australian government is watching New Caledonia’s independence referendum with caution, seeing it as a precursor to the potentially more volatile vote in Bougainville next year.
World April 28, 2018
Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in meet in the DMZ
Historic Korean talks ahead of Trump and Kim meeting. Macron charms on US trip. Timor poll holds up gas plans.
World April 21, 2018
Syria and Russia dig in over chemical attacks
James Comey on press tour; Trump still pulling punches with Moscow; Israel–Iran hostilities deepen.
World April 14, 2018
Trump warns of action against ‘Animal Assad’
FBI raid on Trump lawyer; Malaysian elections; Espiritu Santo wharf proposal.
News April 07, 2018
The Skripals, Novichok and the Cold War
The attempted murder in England of former spy Sergei Skripal with a nerve agent developed in Russia has stirred Cold War tensions, but evidence of Moscow’s involvement is yet to be found.
World April 07, 2018
Casualties as protests rage in Gaza and Israel
Australia advised to allow more Pacific Islander workers. Japanese navy equipping small aircraft carriers. Dutton and Downer freelancing foreign policy.
World March 31, 2018
Russian diplomats expelled around globe
Julie Bishop hauls in Russian ambassador Grigory Logvinov; students take anti-gun protest to Washington; US national security adviser replaced.
World March 17, 2018
Cambridge Analytica trades in people’s fears
Cambridge Analytica in Australia. Trump fires up. Poison case gets Boris Johnson treatment. Menadue scolds Dutton over South Africa comments.
World March 17, 2018
Trump and Kim the madmen across the water
Trump brinkmanship on North Korea. No term limit for Xi Jinping. Shinzō Abe in trouble.
World March 10, 2018
Duterte to miss ASEAN summit in Sydney
Australia and Timor-Leste finally sign treaty; Italy’s poll results.
World March 03, 2018
Berlusconi plying playbook of anti-immigration
Germany still dealing on coalition. Macron in trouble. Brexit chaos grows.
World February 24, 2018
Feeling the pressure of China’s global embrace
The Beijing model and Australia’s response. Russian trolls charged. Lesson on wage growth and corporate tax from Japan.
World February 17, 2018
Continuing wars within wars in Syria
Benjamin Netanyahu facing corruption claims; North Korea in Winter Olympics charm offensive; Harry Harris the new ambassador to Australia.
World February 10, 2018
Trump’s FBI claims aided by Russian bots
US and Russia developing new short-range nuclear weapons. Democracy wobbles in Africa. Timor-Leste and Australia close to treaty. Theresa May in trouble a year out from Brexit.
World February 03, 2018
Turkey moves to push back Kurds in Syria
Trump and the FBI memo. Berlusconi possible kingmaker. Germany close to coalition decision.
News January 27, 2018
Big business chases industry super partnerships
After decades spent unchallenged as lenders of capital, the major banks find themselves rivalled by union-run superannuation funds. Now big business is going to the funds for investment.
World January 27, 2018
Trump’s second year commences with chaos
Winter Olympics freeze North Korea tensions. TPP back on.
World December 23, 2017
President Trump: A year in the strife
Trump's tax bill. Ramaphosa elected ANC leader. Capital punishment abounds.
World December 16, 2017
Nuance needed with China
Problems with One Belt One Road. Democrat wins Alabama senate seat. Australian silence on Nobel Peace Prize.
World December 09, 2017
Trump’s shopping list of provocations
Mike Flynn pleads guilty to lying to the FBI; Yemeni leader killed; the Chinese spy scare.
World December 02, 2017
Kim’s missile testing back in world’s sights
North Korea explores bitcoin investment; defence white paper.
World November 25, 2017
Trump returns North Korea to terror list
No government yet for Germany. Mugabe quits. US against Australian scientist's involvement in nuclear weapons program.
World November 18, 2017
Trump gladhanded then worked around
Mugabe under house protection. Exaggerating Australia's military successes. Australian navy in Red Sea. Ireland debates remaining in EU.
World November 11, 2017
Princes in the tower: Saudi house arrests
Trump tours Asia as tax bill hits at home. British sex scandal could derail Brexit.
World November 04, 2017
China ready to take advantage of Trump
Paul Manafort, Rick Gates and George Papadopoulos charged. Europe swinging to the right.
World October 28, 2017
China welcomes era of Xi Jinping
Election win for Shinzō Abe. Thai king farewelled. Still no government comment on ICAN's Nobel peace prize.
World October 21, 2017
Is Xi the new Mao or China’s Brezhnev?
Another term likely for hawkish Shinzō Abe. Trump puts Iran deal in hands of congress. Jacinda Ardern becomes NZ's prime minister. Tsar Nicholas scandal shows Putin loyalty.
World October 14, 2017
Despite Trump, Iran nuclear deal working
Possible Yemen role for RAN. 4-star ambassador for Australia.
World October 07, 2017
Commander-in-chaff Trump’s wayward messages
Trump's wayward messages on Puerto Rico and North Korea. Catalan protests growing. UN committee rejects West Papua petition.
World September 30, 2017
United States hoist by its own dotard
Shinzō Abe seeks military mandate. Australia’s support for Iran deal. Germany’s far-right party splits.
World September 23, 2017
Far-right surge may spell end for Merkel
Jacinda Ardern gets Labour closer in NZ. Kurds seeking state. Aung San Suu Kyi evasive on Rohingya.
World September 16, 2017
Suu Kyi’s precarious position on Rohingyas
North Korea crisis eases. Singapore gets first female president. Elgin Marbles in Brexit play.
World September 09, 2017
North Korea’s H-bomb threat
Rohingya tragedy; Kenya back to polls; Submarine corruption arrests in Israel; Timor Sea breakthrough.
World September 02, 2017
Rex Tillerson stepping back from Trump?
Trump pardons sheriff; Samsung heir jailed; China’s trouble finding military recruits.
World August 26, 2017
Donald Trump ups the ante on Afghanistan troops
Xi Jinping keeps economy pumped up; South Koreans in favour of going nuclear; Australia under US ‘umbrella’.
World August 19, 2017
US will have to deal with Kim going nuclear
Australia staunch on US defence ties. Korean War legacy. Trump in civil war territory. Tony Jones's book reignites Balkan hostilities
World August 12, 2017
Trump threatens ‘fire and fury’ against North Korea
US cautious on Marawi action; Sara Netanyahu facing indictment for misusing funds.
World August 05, 2017
John Kelly moves to White House chief of staff
Talisman Sabre and US strategy; new head of defence; Boris Johnson addresses Lowy Institute dinner.
World July 28, 2017
Xi Jinping moves against rival
Timor poll results; Indian editor quits over Adani.
Travel July 29, 2017
Through the Balkans
Travelling the Balkan borderlands from Serbia to Greece is a navigation of the bristling enmities of the former Yugoslavia.
World July 22, 2017
Intel report nothing to write Home about
Political turmoil in Brazil and South Africa; Vale Liu Xiaobo; Extra voters in PNG poll.
World July 15, 2017
The father, the son and the Hillary ghost
Putin masterful at G20; Russian hacking stops cybersecurity talks with US; PNG election monitors quit.
News July 08, 2017
George Soros’s university under fire in Hungary
Michael Ignatieff, head of the Central European University in Budapest, is fighting an attempt to have the George Soros-funded private institution thrown out of Hungary by its authoritarian prime minister, Viktor Orbán.
World July 08, 2017
North Korea’s missile tests expand horizons
North Korea’s missile tests; Iraq and Syria after Daesh; Obama in Indonesia; Malaysian fraud case.
World July 01, 2017
Saudi ultimatum for Qatar has echoes of war
Xi Jinping visits Hong Kong on 20th anniversary. Brandis and Dutton push 'Five Eyes' on encryption. Australian Defence secretary candidates.
World June 24, 2017
Duterte wants Daesh out by Ramadan’s end
Kurds could fight for Iraqi homeland; US hawks eye Iran forces in Syria; PNG elections begin
World June 17, 2017
Britain joins US in socialist revival
Brexit talks begin; Trump not welcome in London, but Canberra keen; China’s online crackdown on arts news.
News June 10, 2017
Merkel’s pragmatism may not deliver West from downslide
While many in the West are turning to Angela Merkel’s Germany for leadership in the face of Trump’s America, the chancellor is more a pragmatic politician than a visionary.
World June 10, 2017
Paris accord with US may outlast Trump
May Day at the UK elections; Qatar cut off by Saudi, Egypt, Bahrain and UAE.
World June 03, 2017
Europe must control its own fate: Merkel
Merkel steps up in EU and Germany; Trump returns to family crisis; More Australian troops to be sent to Afghanistan.
World May 27, 2017
Weapons deal repays Trump’s Saudi pivot
Trump singles out Iran on terror; Trump in Israel; Jared Kushner next in Russian link investigation.
Opinion May 20, 2017
Settling the maritime borders with Timor-Leste
“A maritime boundary fixed according to the best geological and legal principles would be an investment in Australia’s relationships with its region. In the short term, it would be a huge boost for the increasingly embattled secular-nationalist government …”
World May 20, 2017
Widespread dismay at Trump intelligence
Donald Trump’s “Russian Thing”, Syria’s “de-escalation zones”, China’s One Belt One Road initiative, North Korea and the WannaCry ransomware attack
World May 13, 2017
FBI probe lands its director in firing line
Security agencies get $321 million budget boost; Just the start for Macron; Jakarta governor jailed for two years.
World May 06, 2017
Trump plays low-key for Turnbull visit
Macron favourite in French poll; Hamas gets new charter; Visa changes upset India, NZ.
World April 29, 2017
Donald Trump’s grandiose Mexico promise hits a wall
China calls for US restraint; Macron and Le Pen into election second round; Turnbull committed on Afghanistan.
World April 22, 2017
France prepares to put Le Pen to paper
France goes to the polls; Baswedan elected Jakarta governor; Korean missile fails.
News April 15, 2017
China’s ‘One Belt One Road’ project a new journey to the West
China is attempting to reshape global trade through massive development projects across the old Silk Road of central Asia. But some fear it will bring economic disaster.
World April 15, 2017
Seoul searching as Trump, Kim face off
US and North Korea face off; Reaction to Syria’s chemical attack; Australia helps Japan with new spy agency: Novel ideas on Chinese diplomacy.
World April 08, 2017
Putin’s allies dispute Syria link to St Petersburg bomber
Bashar al-Assad denies responsibility for chemical attack; Xi Jinping visiting Mar-a-Lago; Donald Trump diplomacy.
World April 01, 2017
Malcolm Turnbull pulls China treaty ratification
Arabs paying price for US bungling; Hamas changes policy; Britain begins exit from European Union.
News March 25, 2017
Turkish cleric Gülen’s Australian supporters fear reprisals
Fethullah Gülen has become enemy No. 1 of President Erdoğan of Turkey, leaving the US-based Muslim cleric’s supporters, including those in Australia, fearful for their livelihoods and freedom.
World March 25, 2017
The everyday tools of the modern terrorist
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits Australia; Rex Tillerson in Asia; FBI denies wire-tapping Trump Tower.
World March 11, 2017
Dutch election likely to deliver instability
Europe shaky as elections loom; Washington's Kremlingate grows; North Korean missile message.
World March 04, 2017
Trump says opponents behind hate crimes
Putin's presdiential rivals brave; Saudi's King Salman visits Indonesia; Geert Wilders' mixed ancestry
World February 25, 2017
New security adviser pro ‘hearts and minds’
Russian ties to US property deals; Benjamin Netanyahu's Australian visit
World February 18, 2017
Flynn out as Russian connections linger
Kim Jong-un’s brother murdered; Jokowi’s hopes for Jakarta governor; Lú-Olo poised in Timor-Leste
World February 11, 2017
‘Beautiful new planes’ for US armed forces
Netanyahu plans to visit Australia; IMF damns PNG; Jakarta test in gubernatorial elections
World February 04, 2017
Turnbull stays shtum as Trump message changes
Bannon fodder; Fanning flames of anti-Muslim views; Wall Street falters
Travel February 04, 2017
Shin Hinomoto, Tokyo
Beneath one of Tokyo’s busiest train lines is an izakaya bar run by an expat Englishman, the inheritor of his Japanese family’s long-running deal in the city’s famous fish market.
World January 28, 2017
Trump’s presidency begins with a bang not a whimper
Focus on US marines in Darwin; testing times ahead; Brexit tensions.
World December 24, 2016
Peace more polarised as terror takes reins
Unholy conflict; China warning shot; Ahok judgement; Euro loses currency
World December 17, 2016
Putin pal Tillerson to steer foreign policy
Last bastion falls; Donor cabals; Trump credit chaos; Erdoğan angles; ABC pulls Pacific short-wave plug
World December 10, 2016
China hawks in Donald Trump team behind Taiwan call
Taiwan trade risk; NZ friendlier for seasonal workers from Pacific Islands; Italy’s PM resigns.
World December 03, 2016
Europe elections may follow Brexit–Trump trend
South Korea’s Park offers to fall on her sword; China eyes change; James Curran forecasts less united states.
World November 26, 2016
APEC awaits Donald Trump’s plans for trade pacts
President-elect chooses candidates for key posts; vale Des Ball.
World November 19, 2016
Shinzō Abe tries to get a read on US-Japan alliance
Third arrow misfire; Vlad-handing; LDP bloodline flows Down Under; Trump’s Razzie.
World November 12, 2016
Donald Trump rides the end of the American Dream
Asia surprised at Trump win; ANZUS as usual.
World November 05, 2016
US faces increase of white patriot games following Bundy acquittal
Asia-Pacific chaos; upping the ante for American allies.
World October 29, 2016
Duterte words offend West’s commentariat
Royal Thais in bind; African nations quit Hague crime court
World October 22, 2016
China arrests threaten Packer’s Barangaroo
What happens to Mosul after Daesh?; Hillary Clinton plays Donald Trump in final debate; Julian Assange’s internet outage.
World October 15, 2016
Rude awakening for Trump’s supporters
Trump’s locker-room talk hits support; Republicans stand back from candidate; Russian hacks not helping; South Australian citizens contributing to nuclear debate.
World October 08, 2016
US hangs up on Russia over Aleppo bombing
Trump and Clinton recruit former CIA chiefs; Insiders vie to be Jakarta’s governor; Referendum blues in Hungary and Colombia
Opinion October 01, 2016
What really happens at Pine Gap
“Of Pine Gap's 54 antennas, why can’t we have one or two working for us before the bomb goes off? We should be searching for JI members who log in on any system, anywhere, any time.”
World October 01, 2016
Russia and The Australian’s Greg Sheridan call win for Trump
US unclear on nuclear first strike; deadlier weapons heading to Aleppo; The Hague orders Australia into mediation with Timor-Leste over maritime boundary.
World September 24, 2016
Syrian truce over as aid convoy bombed
US bill for wars estimated at $5 trillion; Putin gains more seats; Anti-immigrant party joins Berlin’s local parliament; Labour activist found guilty after Thai factory exposé
World September 17, 2016
Australia to work with Russia in Syria
US buzzes Korea; Cosying up to Brits; Clinton’s ill tidings; Russia’s Trump card
World September 10, 2016
China tightens grip on its citizens abroad
Chinese donations scare overblown; Building with LegCo; Trumputin hacks; Riady to come clean
News September 03, 2016
Timor-Leste backing oil development before Hague ruling
Timor-Leste’s leaders are at odds over progressing with plans for a huge oil and gas project despite the uncertain outcome of talks in The Hague over maritime boundaries.
World September 03, 2016
Flexible communists to host world leaders
US, China rivalry a key EAS focus; Pivot turns sour; Asia shake-up as old foes get closer
World August 27, 2016
People’s tribunal finds Australia guilty over nuclear weapons
Weasel words at UN working group; Turkish president moves to head off Kurds; Russia ‘shows off’.
World August 20, 2016
Scott Morrison pulls the plug on China Ausgrid deal
Hong Kong writer’s column suspended by economic journal; Rape atrocity in South Sudan may lift UN presence; Ruddock needs updating for new human rights role.
News August 13, 2016
The military ponders the Thai royal succession
Does the imminent ascension to the throne of Thailand’s playboy prince Vajiralongkorn make it more or less likely the military junta will loosen its grip on power?
World August 13, 2016
Al-Qaeda affiliates renounce jihadism
India’s bold GST; Japan’s succession; Thai Prince Duntroon links; Kim goes for gold
World August 06, 2016
Trump hands out no party favours
Suu Kyi offers olive branch to ethnic rebels; Wiranto appointment a baffling Joko twist; Rudd still a chance
News July 30, 2016
Q&A with international peacemaker José Ramos-Horta
At the forefront of Timor-Leste’s fight for independence, José Ramos-Horta remains an active figure in world politics. He shares his thoughts on Kevin Rudd, hypocrisy over maritime borders and making another bid for the Timorese presidency.
World July 30, 2016
Clinton v Trump campaign begins
Conciliatory Akihito to stand down; Tony Jones blunders on myth of ‘Croatian Six’; Always smile at a crocodile; Jokowi restores tough minister
World July 23, 2016
Nice terror, police killings fuel global right’s message of fear
Republicans drop ‘two-state’ solution; Erdoğan consolidates power after coup; envelope journalism by app.
World July 16, 2016
Hague rules against China’s ‘9-dash line’
Abe targets Japan’s pacifist constitution; North Korean anger over US missile base in South Korea; New British prime minister Theresa May.
World July 09, 2016
Chilcot Report drops bomb on Tony Blair and British Labour
Ruling on China’s maritime claims; Ramadan ends with suicide attacks; Hillary Clinton questioned by FBI; two women vying for Tory leadership.
World July 02, 2016
Stinging London looks for a Brexit strategy
Boris dancing?; Nukes subplot; Istanbul attack; Timor recruits US
World June 25, 2016
Anti-foreign sentiment simmering in Australia
China syndrome; Economic Modi-fication; Abbott brigade
World June 18, 2016
Anti-immigrant nostalgia has Brexit in with a chance
Pollies return fire; gunmakers’ stocks up, 22 die each day; Guthrie’s world view.
World June 11, 2016
Hillary v Donald: lines blur for conservatives
UN turns blind eye on Saudi record in Yemen conflict; Saudi prince’s plan to wean kingdom off oil.
World June 04, 2016
Strange bedfellows in battle for Fallujah
Fairfax Sinos on; Chewing the Fat; Trying to reset the spinster cycle
World May 28, 2016
Taxing times as tech giants shift profits
Asia ‘pivot’ wanes; Not so ‘One China’; Israel tensions flare
World May 21, 2016
Asia’s drought crisis may lead to water wars
CSIRO cuts could affect Antarctic rights; New chairman for Golkar party; China’s efforts at total control
World May 14, 2016
Rodrigo Duterte election amid South China Sea volatility
Tense times over nuclear deterrence; Hong Kong closing ranks on financial transparency; Kalashnikov to have a clothing line.
World May 07, 2016
Republicans brace for The Donald’s candidacy
Philippine Trump; Kim Jong-un gets the party started; Daesh bans opium; Panama corral
World April 30, 2016
French subs builder’s record of corruption
Offshore troops still in the shadows; Trump swaps gimmicks for cynic
World April 23, 2016
Republicans consider turning to the Force
PNG’s police farce; BRICS bats; Our man in Manila
World April 16, 2016
Japanese unlikely to supply our submarines
Malcolm Turnbull treads warily in China on trade; legal net closes on PNG’s PM Peter O’Neill; peace moves in Middle East
World April 09, 2016
Rich and famous left to wear Panama hack
Wealthy ‘countries’ unto themselves; Sanders and Cruz win Wisconsin; all eyes on downed Syrian jet.
World April 02, 2016
Pakistan army ploys come back to haunt
Syria conundrum; HK publishers brought to book; Fishy business in South China Sea; GOP gunning for an Ohio showdown
World March 26, 2016
Trump, Wilders drop bombshells after Brussels blasts
Unmade seabeds in Timor-Leste; Egypt stays quiet on student’s death; China has a case of the Ips.
World March 19, 2016
Donald Trump’s finger closer to the button
Russia withdraws in Syria; Aung San Suu Kyi’s shadow; Indonesia’s proxy war
World March 12, 2016
Turkish President Erdoğan edits out Zaman’s bad press
Republicans have some primary concerns; border guards on Timor-Leste; US bombers coming Australia’s way.
World March 05, 2016
US Republicans consider trumping Donald Trump
Moves to recapture Mosul from Daesh; high Iran poll turnout; Malaysian PM Najib Razak’s millions.
World February 27, 2016
Donald Trump, Boris Johnson shake pillars of stability
Tory ranks divided over Brexit strategy; Daesh still a target; RAN submarine bids; Ugandan election arrest; literary notes from the Middle East.
World February 20, 2016
Vladimir Putin seeks gains amid limits of Syrian ceasefire
US Supreme Court hangs in balance; trouble in PNG and Fiji.
News February 13, 2016
China cracks down on Hong Kong publishers
China’s abduction and arrest of publishers of scandalous books in Hong Kong is being seen as a brazen challenge to the ‘one country, two systems’ arrangement.
World February 13, 2016
Vladimir Putin’s Aleppo air strikes a boost for al-Assad
North Korea causes security headaches for China; Sanders and Trump in New Hampshire.
World February 06, 2016
Iowa poll favourite Trump can’t take a trick against Cruz
Syria strategy; elections in Vanuatu, Myanmar and Vietnam; Putin anxiety.
World January 30, 2016
First stop, Iowa, as primaries get started
Demographic insecurity. Australian submarine tender.
News January 23, 2016
Turnbull’s change of tone in foreign affairs
Malcolm Turnbull’s visits to Washington and elsewhere continue his reshaping of the tone of Australia’s foreign policy, away from Tony Abbott’s bullish moralising.
World January 23, 2016
Ominous crackdown on Hong Kong publishers
Taiwan elects first female leader. Iran free to reopen oil markets.
World December 19, 2015
Coal comfort from Paris climate talks
Is Le Pen mightier than accord?; Coming up Trump; Ki-moon descends but will Kevin rise?; Farewell to scholar Benedict Anderson; Super spy story
World December 12, 2015
Terrorism helps France’s National Front leader Marine Le Pen
Our dynamic duo in Washington; mine shakedown claims rock Jakarta; Japan-China rail battle gains speed.
World December 05, 2015
Turnbull’s new team changes foreign tack
Challenge to Philippine presidential candidate Grace Poe. Japan resumes whaling. Vanuatu corruption claims a third of parliament. Yemeni island bans popular narcotic.
News November 28, 2015
Maritime arrangements and Timor-Leste’s oil ploy
As Timor-Leste continues its dispute with Australia over oil and gas resources, the tiny nation risks blowing its budget on a giant white elephant.
World November 28, 2015
Paris prepares for new climate order and escape clauses
Russia under increasing fire; Thailand’s human rights wrongs.
World November 21, 2015
Terrorism experts say: Don’t fall for it
Daesh turns to soft targets; Western security stretched; Enlist defectors, says think tank; Seeking solutions to Syrian hotbed.
News November 14, 2015
Myanmar power plays ahead for NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi looks set to be the backseat driver of Myanmar’s next government. Unravelling a half-century of military control and cronyism now awaits her.
World November 14, 2015
Globe-trotting PM Malcolm Turnbull faces detention ire
GOP faithful falling; Modi dealt a blow in Bihar poll; Netanyahu visits Washington; writings land Iranian poets lengthy jail terms.
World November 07, 2015
Myanmar power beckons for Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD party
China boosts KMT; Turkish Kurds used in election; Hague to ponder South China Sea disputes; CCP members’ golf ban
News October 31, 2015
James Packer’s Macau casinos suffer setbacks
With China’s anti-corruption campaign biting hard on his Macau casinos, James Packer is trying to spread his bets elsewhere.
World October 31, 2015
Clinton connections come back to haunt
US Navy makes point to China; Turkey's presidential election; China's Confucius Peace Prize
News October 24, 2015
Q&A with Brian Schmidt, Nobel laureate and ANU’s new vice-chancellor
As incoming vice-chancellor of the Australian National University, Nobel prize winner Brian Schmidt has a clear vision of how to take Australian achievements into the stratosphere.
World October 24, 2015
Conservatives reel as Justin Trudeau wins Canadian election
Fresh Taliban threat; US looks to do deal with Pakistan; Jokowi’s first year.
World October 17, 2015
No farewell to arms as Syria mobilises
PNG economy slides further; black days in India as anti-Muslim sentiment rages; Mahathir hypocrisy; China tempers North Korea slurs.
World October 03, 2015
Vladimir Putin lifts Russian presence in the Middle East
Kunduz captured; US loses control but Obama soars; drug ship queries; Train gets navy intel back on track.
World September 26, 2015
Labour rules may work against ChAFTA
TPP a farmers’ market; US asks Xi to stop Chinese hackers; Freedom and kleptocracy; Putin’s hand in Syria
News September 19, 2015
Q&A with Stephen FitzGerald, Australia’s first China ambassador
As both sides of politics tussle over the China–Australia Free Trade Agreement, the father of diplomatic relations with Beijing laments our current lack of vision when dealing with Asia.
World September 19, 2015
Turnbull and Bishop in existential talks
Malcolm less bullish on China; Putin boosts Assad; ALP to follow British Labour’s left turn?; Singapore’s Lees
World September 12, 2015
RAAF to bomb Syria as refugees flood out
Iran deal close; China also loose on Pacific War history; Ugandan president ducks and swerves Sydney rival
News September 05, 2015
Steve Killelea on the Global Peace Index
Entrepreneur Steve Killelea talks about his Global Peace Index, a comparison of nations including factors such as prison populations and ease of access to small arms.
World September 05, 2015
Compassion in face of EU refugee crisis
Syria in firing line; Egypt’s hard line on journos remains; Indonesia cuts no-go zone red tape.
World August 29, 2015
PM Tony Abbott answers his own call to fight in Syria
Reshuffling before Myanmar election; Canada’s hardline prime minister.
World August 22, 2015
Thai bomb possibly aimed at military PM
Abe king-hit; Rajapaksa’s decline; Loving Yew
World August 15, 2015
All eyes on Japan’s Shinzō Abe for VP Day anniversary
China’s economy baffles the experts; ABC changes overseas; what Princely reward for Charles?
World August 08, 2015
Will US power plan put wind up Abbott?
Discord over TPP dispute provision; Sub smokescreen; Key latches on to British royalty
World August 01, 2015
Multisided conflict behind enemy lines in Middle East
Sri Lankan polls; heads roll over 1MDB scandal; Russia to host clash of tank titans.
World July 25, 2015
How do you solve a problem like Jakarta?
Shinzo Abe battles history; Myanmar presidential elections.
World July 18, 2015
Iran nuclear deal in the sights of critics
Alexis Tsipras’s big fat Greek debt; Aung San Suu Kyi’s party plan; Cattle cuts payback
World July 11, 2015
China’s harrowing lesson in capitalism
‘No’ vote opens door to drachma; Malaysian PM in financial scandal; Asia’s same-sex sensibilities
World July 04, 2015
Greece set to sail on a new odyssey
Obama on the line to keep Putin at bay; nation-building by another name.
World June 27, 2015
TPP trade deal now racing towards vote
Japan surveys Spratly Islands. Sifting terrorists from anti-IS corps; UN reports possible Gaza war crimes; US muscles up in Eastern Europe; Timor-Leste spy saga.
World June 20, 2015
Indonesian alliance hardly warming up
Canada flexes passport muscle; Pope Francis wants to cut fossil fuels; Trump adds colour amid dynasties
World June 13, 2015
Australia called to Hague on Timor Gap
India’s energy company scandals; Greenpeace targeted in India; Tension in PNG over Bougainville; Balibo 5 appointment
World June 06, 2015
Right’s Rand Paul talks down data laws
Bernardi speaks against Abbott’s ‘power creep’. Terror talk of citizenship oath unsettles migrants. Nuclear Iran deal affects IS fight. Emboldened Eurosceptics evoke ‘Anglosphere’.
World May 30, 2015
Trouble looms between US, China in Shangri-La talks
Headaches ahead over B-1 bombers; IS and Ramadi mirror Mad Max; Hong Kong press freedom and judicial threats; ABC Tokyo bureau closure untimely; Hello Kitty’s 40th.
World May 23, 2015
Might of the West looks lacking against the Islamic State
Assad regime genocide fears; Rohingya crisis is a test of ASEAN strength.
World May 16, 2015
Julie Bishop faces test over execution of foreign aid cuts
Jokowi strengthens Papua relations; Singapore’s new media predicament; tense days in the Middle East.
World May 09, 2015
Bougainville future hangs in balance
Australian links to Texas shooting. Opium’s new highs.
World May 02, 2015
UK Labour Party stands clear of Murdoch
Greek ‘gambler’ out. Abe minces words. Rebuilding Nepal. Jokowi’s death row.
World April 25, 2015
British intel expert joins Abbott review
Agencies hack foreign states. Xi’s Pakistan deal. Kudos for NZ Anzacs.
News April 18, 2015
Japan and US enclose Chinese coast within sensor net
The US and Japan have quietly cornered the Chinese navy with an undersea surveillance ring that is framing Australia’s defence policy.
World April 18, 2015
Hillary Clinton’s presidency bid two-edged for Australia
Julie Bishop in Iran. Australian soldiers face turmoil in Iraq. Mahathir calls out Najib Razak.
World April 11, 2015
Final touches close in Iran nuclear deal
Bishop and Zarif talks; Greek bailout beyond even Putin; Jokowi holds hopes for Chan and Sukumaran.
News April 04, 2015
Sydney man running for Ugandan presidency
Sydney-based doctor Aggrey Kiyingi hopes to unseat Uganda's dictator president.
World April 04, 2015
Yemen Shia uprising threatens Iran nuclear deal
Nigeria elects former coup leader; US banning gays on religious grounds; India’s free speech; capital punishment.
World March 28, 2015
Glowing tributes for Malcolm Fraser and Lee Kuan Yew
Lee Kuan Yew played to win; Netanyahu shores up foreign allies; ASIS to train Japanese spies.
Travel March 28, 2015
Myanmar’s new tourist wave
Myanmar is finding its feet as a tourist destination, and the best way to take advantage is to leave the ground.
World March 21, 2015
Vanuatu’s Cyclone Pam disaster exposes aid cuts
Illegals undermine seasonal labour; Asia-Pacific policy adrift; Israel election.
World March 14, 2015
Chinese feel less zen over growth targets
TPP concerns; Iran nuclear treaty; US dodges push to recapture Tikrit; Capital punishment double standards
World March 07, 2015
Foreigners fall guys as Joko stands firm
Netanyahu’s speech to US congress; Nemtsov's death blow to hopes of change in Russia.
World February 28, 2015
PM’s missteps on Muslim co-operation
IS social media skills overstated; Malaysia wants Villawood murderer
World February 21, 2015
Bali delays not from death row diplomacy
Police target KPK. Papua little changed. Did Sri Lanka arm terrorists?
News February 14, 2015
Former diplomat Michael Thawley takes top govt job
A defender of the Iraq war, who also saw off an inquiry into the AWB scandal, the new head of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet will nonetheless be willing to ask the tough questions.
World February 14, 2015
Time to strip PM Abbott’s war-making power
Bali clemency push; Malaysia regresses; Thai military rule makes US uneasy; Delhi in vote against Modi
World February 07, 2015
PM Tony Abbott fights critics by donning flak jacket
Jokowi’s execution smokescreen; unease between Iran, the US and Israel.
World January 31, 2015
Myanmar’s hesitant steps to catch up
Suu Kyi’s resurgence. Patchy reforms. Buddhist violence. Thai ‘prison’ boats.
World January 24, 2015
New India posting big economic scores
Abbott abroad; LNG fails PNG; Tamil abuse report.
World December 20, 2014
Oil price plunge provides crude benefits amid Middle East unrest
Russian rouble falls; rupiah slide hits Golkar chairman; poor polls for Shinzō Abe; gun lobbyist weighs in on siege.
News December 13, 2014
PNG PM dragged into corruption scandals
Papua New Guinea’s corruption scandals continue to dog its government, and threaten to envelop Prime Minister Peter O’Neill as he courts Australian investors.
World December 13, 2014
Economists doubt Shinzō Abe’s reform plan
China defies Hague over sea dispute; CIA’s damning torture report; Disney, Skype on Luxembourg tax list.
World December 06, 2014
OPEC pulls global market levers again
China setbacks in HK and Taiwan. Third divorce for Thai prince? Sri Lankan elections.
World November 29, 2014
Hagel’s toast as holes in US policy worsen
Iran nuke deal delayed. Netanyahu bill controversy in Israel. Cracks in Sri Lankan Freedom Party. Modi's wife comes forth.
World November 22, 2014
China FTA cushions emissions pledge blow
Abbott coaches on two percenters. Obama’s time running out on Iran’s nuclear deal.
World November 15, 2014
Japan and China agree to disagree
Luxembourg tax dodgers leaked; Japan’s history wars claim scalp; Abbott’s hairy-chested adviser.
World November 08, 2014
APEC, East Asia Summit and the G20 summits bring leaders to Asia Pacific
And China looks to the past for inspiration.
World November 01, 2014
Obama’s grim outlook in congressional midterm elections
TPP’s prospects rise. Jokowi’s cabinet echoes Megawati.
World October 25, 2014
Whitlam’s China coup incomparable
Balibo Five case a bipartisan albatross. Death penalty in Asia.
World October 18, 2014
Our free trade agenda unlikely to excite G20
Threat to reporters rings alarm bells; Asian Islamic nations shut out IS; Australian tutting over HK protesters.
World October 11, 2014
Tony Abbott unmoved by African cries for Ebola help
Time for words, not just bombs. A masterclass from China’s Xi.
World October 04, 2014
Beijing digs in as HK fights for democracy
Abbott should not forget Jakarta; Cambodia asylum-seeker option just adds to cruelty.
World September 27, 2014
New security rules for Australia as ‘terror war’s front line’
Islamic State targets youth on social media. Putin may avoid his Brisbane reckoning.
World September 20, 2014
War on opinion polls leads us back to Iraq
Iraq venture has eye on domestic politics. Industry support doesn’t include submarines. US action on Ebola.
World September 13, 2014
Abbott always faithful to US Marine Corps
Love thy neighbour as Canberra flatters Timor-Leste; Indonesian assassination case still unresolved; all eyes on the Scottish ayes.
World September 06, 2014
Islamic State may deliver Kurdistan
Sunni support vital in Iraq; Hong Kong elections; Singaporean discontent
News August 30, 2014
Bainimarama campaigning on the road
Fiji’s prime minister, Frank Bainimarama, is facing his first elections since seizing power in 2006. The strongman’s campaign road trip of expat communities found him in Sydney’s battler belt.
World August 30, 2014
Conflicts reveal Arab Spring tensions
Ultra-realism on Gaza’s prospects; New ambassador for Indonesia; Macau casino staff up stakes.
World August 23, 2014
Missouri riots shine light on race inequity
It’s only spying if you get caught; Terror’s new wave; Hitler rides again in Indian politics
World August 16, 2014
Everyone’s sights on missile defence plans
PLA's march south; India fretting over Pakistani power; Fiji's Commodore hits the hustings; O Abbott, where art thou?
World August 09, 2014
Xi keeps rubbery grip on corruption purge
Gaza and how it came to this, again; the T-word is finally admitted in Washington.
World August 02, 2014
Netanyahu plays into the hands of Hamas
Adelaide may lose subs; ASIO files reveal AFP link to Yugoslav intelligence.
World July 26, 2014
Yudhoyono flexes muscles one last time
Bishop's UN move an adroit gambit; Hanoi ponders oil rig removal tactics; North Korea airs China frustration.
World July 19, 2014
Iran’s finger on the button of nuke deal
The wrong time to admire martyrdom; soft treatment for 'psycho' Prabowo.
News July 12, 2014
Joko Widodo’s new deal
Will a vote away from elite patronage-based leadership ease Indonesia’s often-touchy relationship with Australia?
World July 12, 2014
Honest Abe must lead on new militarism
Clinton wins neocon approval; Buddhist violence in Myanmar; out of the blue threat to Union Jack.
World July 05, 2014
Australian defence exercises with South Korea and US
Australian forces in South Korea. China’s HK warnings. US spooks.
Opinion July 05, 2014
Prabowo Subianto threatens to win Indonesian election & restore autocracy
On the eve of the Indonesian elections, the victory of a dangerous relic of the Suharto regime is worryingly likely.
World June 28, 2014
Holding Iraq together is taxing Obama’s skills
Julie Bishop to visit Myanmar; climate weighing on US business.
World June 21, 2014
The collapse of Iraq
Has the US project to reshape Iraq failed? Here are the origins of the state’s internal divisions, and the advent of ISIS, a group thought too radical even by al-Qaeda.
World June 21, 2014
A polite meeting, but clearly not of the minds
Modi courts Japan; thinking local in Indonesia.
World June 14, 2014
Obama not feeling the love of his usual allies
PNG's LNG debut; mines in spotlight; digging deep on Freeport deal.
News June 07, 2014
The underground economy of fracking
The US experience provides a glimpse of our potentially prosperous but unsettling future, if we let loose a gas and oil fracking boom.
World June 07, 2014
Unwelcome comic timing for Abbott trip
Modi gets tough; gas price pressure; Jokowi team casts shadowy figures; more than a few blips in search for MH370.
World May 31, 2014
European austerity breeds far-right support
China snares deal for Russian gas; Thai coup won’t inspire Myanmar’s democracy; candidates in Indonesia get dirty; Guinea-Bissau shows how democracy is done.
Opinion May 31, 2014
China’s slow boil in the Pacific
“Is China the new post-Bismarckian Germany, a century on, challenging the dominant sea power of our age?”
World May 24, 2014
India looks to Modi to restore the economy
Two-horse race for president. King’s longevity holds the answer. Watching Korea. Transmission cut.
World May 17, 2014
Getting caught between the global superpowers
Malcolm Fraser's call to step back from US alliance a welcome prompt for rethinking our Pacific engagement
Economy May 10, 2014
Indonesia grows rich waiting for an apology
Indonesia named the world's 10th largest economy, with China meanwhile predicted to emerge as the world's largest economy by the end of this year.
World May 03, 2014
Rebel rancher Cliven Bundy no longer right’s hero
Slave rant prompts fall from grace; conservatives see red over inequality claims; superannuation funds cheer buried treasures.
World April 26, 2014
Xi Jinping ups power grab with anti-corruption drive
Power plays; Chinese navy's video takes off; new broom sweeps away Snowden leaks; DFAT goes back to the ’80s on Burma.
World April 19, 2014
Jokowi favourite in Indonesia but can he do it alone?
Could Joko Widodo form workable coalition? India’s election. CIA director visits Ukraine. US to carve better TPP deal.
World April 12, 2014
Probe into CIA may shake Canberra
Spotlight on NSA. Taiwan’s sunflower protests defy China. Will HK get direct elections?
World April 05, 2014
Philippines stands up to might of China
Minnow flexes muscle; Obama red-faced; billionaire backing; Australia’s Antarctica claims; Japanese submarines may return to our seas.
Economy April 05, 2014
Abbott and Abe to influence US decision on TPP
Asia's newest odd couple might help Obama get trade agreement over the line.
World March 29, 2014
Wilting Britain fast becoming a global wallflower
Britain no longer Europe's go-to power; Jokowi set for a landslide but remains a mystery; Japan PM shores up support of national broadcaster.
World March 22, 2014
Crimea ‘in Russia’s heart, not its sights’, says Putin
Waxing emotional to the Duma; Obama banks on IMF; helping Putin's numbers; China feeling nervous; MH370 mystery sounds alarm bells
World March 15, 2014
US protesters urge Obama to act on Ukraine
US flounders. Gas industry response. Laser changes. Rudd’s long-term plan.
World March 08, 2014
Diplomacy required in Ukraine
Diplomacy in the Ukraine. US defence cuts. Submarine program. China’s Ukraine response.