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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 02, 2017
Kim’s missile testing back in world’s sights
North Korea explores bitcoin investment; defence white paper.
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 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.