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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 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 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 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.