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May 07, 2009
Nouri al-Maliki Interview
It is very important to bear in mind, when talking about the future of Iraq, the heritage we inherited from the previous regime. [That] determines where the needs are, politically, security, socially and economically.
Nouri al-Maliki Interview
February 02, 2009
Sir Michael Somare Interview
Since my government came to office in 2002, I think that we have stabilised the place – we’ve provided the leadership and created stability.
Sir Michael Somare Interview
February 02, 2009
'Warriors' Realm
It was midday on the Thai-Burma border. The tropical sun beat down from a cloudless blue sky…
'Warriors' Realm
February 02, 2009
Australia-India Relations
Australia  and  India  both mark their national holidays on the same day – 26 January is Australia Day to the south-eastern extremes of the Indian Ocean and Republic Day on its northernmost shores.
Australia-India Relations
February 02, 2009
Dynasty And Democracy : Thailand's Dilemma
The multi-coloured protests that paralysed Bangkok at the end of last year garnered international media attention more due to tales of stranded tourists than the deep-rooted causes behind them.
Dynasty And Democracy : Thailand's Dilemma
February 02, 2009
Russian Roulette
By flirting with NATO and trying to suppress Russian culture, the Ukrainian government is playing a very dangerous game, says Medhi Chebil
Russian Roulette
February 02, 2009
Indian High Commissioner Interview
Because it is in their interest to do so. India is the world’s fastest-growing democracy, with a population of 1.1 billion.
Indian High Commissioner Interview
December 22, 2008
Afghanistan and Pakistan Take Center Stage
Afghanistan and Pakistan returned to prominence in 2008 after several years on the periphery.
Afghanistan and Pakistan Take Center Stage
December 22, 2008
Ralph Nader Interview
Ralph Nader is the reason for seatbelts, product labelling and the Environmental Protection Agency.
Ralph Nader Interview
November 01, 2008
Regime Tools - Burma's Repressive Middle Men
In the past 12 months Burma’s military regime, the State Peace and Development Council (SP DC), has been under intense international scrutiny.
Regime Tools - Burma's Repressive Middle Men
October 30, 2008
Urgent: Pakistan
Never have the effects of terrorism been so directly felt in the heartland of the Pakistan establishment, and never have the challenges for the Government of Pakistan in crafting a response been so difficult.
Urgent: Pakistan
August 27, 2008
Red star rising
The ancient temples around Durbar Square in Kathmandu flutter with pigeons and prayer flags as tourists mill around and hippies blow smoke down Freak Street.
Red star rising
August 07, 2008
Dreaming of an Asian EU
Australia’s new Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, is happy to consider a rough model along such lines. His target year for establishing it is 2020. On June 4, a keen Rudd sketched a few ideas for the Asia Society Australasia Centre in Sydney.
Dreaming of an Asian EU
June 17, 2008
Settling the Issue
Xinjiang is a critically important region to the Chinese government. Firstly, Xinjiang’s Tarim Basin has the country’s fastest-growing oil and gas fields, and potential reserves could also make them the largest.
Settling the Issue
June 17, 2008
Hat Tricks
Tibet is much more than just the Chinese-controlled province of the TAR. Taking into account the real size of Tibet…
Hat Tricks
June 13, 2008
Fukuyama's Side of History
As a key player in the rise of neoconservatism within the US government, and author of the contentious treatise The End of History and the Last Man, Francis Fukuyama has an intimate understanding of the Washington scene that formulates so much of US foreign policy.
Fukuyama's Side of History
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