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  • 15 Jul 2019 14:00

    Pakistan on the brink of civil dictatorship

    Imran Khan is accused of persecuting political opponents and the media under the guise of an anti-corruption crackdown.

  • 15 Jul 2019 10:00

    ‪ISIS: women’s work?

    The courts should regard crucial domestic, educational and other influences by women in ISIS as terrorist “support”.

  • 15 Jul 2019 06:00

    Remembering the Moonwalk

    It was the moment humans first stepped on another world, yet after the Apollo missions, why haven’t people been back?

Afghanistan War

US, Taliban, Afghanistan peace talks: timing is critical

The Taliban and the US have agreed, in principle, on a peace framework that will ensure the Taliban part ways with international terrorist groups such as Al Qaeda leading to a possible withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan. The negotiations also focused on a comprehensive ceasefire and

Trump’s Afghanistan policy: Best in 16 years

Part One of this series looked at what President Trump’s recent Afghanistan policy announcement told us about the President and his administration. This post examines the policy itself and its consequences for Australia. Trump claims he has learned from history in his study of the Afghan war. If