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Helen Clark

Helen Clark

Helen Clark is a reporter and magazine editor. She has written for two dozen publications including The Diplomat, Time, and The Economist.

Helen Clark was based in Hanoi for six years as a reporter and magazine editor. She has written for two dozen publications including The Diplomat (as Bridget O’Flaherty), TimeThe Economist, the Asia Times Online and the Australian Associated Press.

Posts by Helen Clark
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September 17, 2015

Papua New Guinea: 40 Years After Independence

By Helen Clark
A former Australian colony celebrates a milestone.
September 15, 2015

Malcolm Turnbull Defeats Tony Abbott in Leadership Spill

By Helen Clark
And another first-term prime minister is ousted in Australia.

September 14, 2015

Australia Begins Flights Over Syria

By Helen Clark
Will incoming PM Malcolm Turnbull continue Tony Abbott’s gung-ho policy on Syria?

September 09, 2015

Pacific Islands Forum: Climate of Consensus Before Paris?

By Helen Clark
The two largest members are being targeted by Pacific Island states worried about climate change.

September 01, 2015

Australia’s Disastrous Asylum Seeker Deal

By Helen Clark
Whether it continues or not, the deal with Cambodia has been an abject failure.
August 30, 2015

China and Australia: It’s the Economy, Stupid

By Helen Clark
The Australian government tried to reassure in the wake of market gyrations.

August 27, 2015

Australia to Bomb Syria?

By Helen Clark
The prime minister is raring to go, despite the questionable wisdom of the move.
August 17, 2015

An Independent News Site for Myanmar

By Helen Clark
Myanmar Now launches to provide features, analysis, and investigative pieces.

August 14, 2015

New Zealand: Goodbye to the Union Jack?

By Helen Clark
The government has decided it wants a new flag.

August 12, 2015

Australia’s Pending Defense White Paper

By Helen Clark
Subs, shipbuilding, terrorism and the South China Sea…the next White Paper will make for interesting reading.

August 10, 2015

Australia and Indonesia: Business as Usual?

By Helen Clark
The freeze that followed the Bali 9 executions appears to be thawing.
August 07, 2015

Vietnamese Rapper Nah’s Not-So-Veiled Regime Critique

By Helen Clark
A rapper takes a verbal sledgehammer to life and the authorities in his native Vietnam.

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