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World December 24, 2016
Peace more polarised as terror takes reins
Unholy conflict; China warning shot; Ahok judgement; Euro loses currency
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 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 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