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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 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 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.”