middle east 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.
middle east June 3, 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.
middle east 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.
europe April 22, 2017
France prepares to put Le Pen to paper
France goes to the polls; Baswedan elected Jakarta governor; Korean missile fails.
middle east April 8, 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.
middle east April 1, 2017
Malcolm Turnbull pulls China treaty ratification
Arabs paying price for US bungling; Hamas changes policy; Britain begins exit from European Union.
middle east 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.