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After Islamic State is run out of Mosul, what then?

After Islamic State is run out of Mosul, what then?

Professor Damien KingsburyJun 21, 20173 Comments

Islamic State will almost certainly lose control of Raqqa. But that will not make the Middle East any less complicated.

Blaming one sect of Islam for 'producing the most terrorists' is idiotic

Blaming one sect of Islam for 'producing the most terrorists' is idiotic

Irfan YusufJun 8, 20177 Comments

In the fight against Islam, Wahhabism shouldn't be our focus, as we unpack its origins and how it relates to Islamic terror.

'The situation feels hopeless': 50 years of Israeli occupation

'The situation feels hopeless': 50 years of Israeli occupation

Antony LoewensteinJun 6, 201714 Comments

Palestinians remain under an Israeli regime of house demolitions, ever-expanding illegal settlements and strict controls over daily life, writes freelance journalist Antony Loewenstein.

'Tough-talking' Trump's new-found sycophancy to Saudi Arabia is hypocritical and pathetic

'Tough-talking' Trump's new-found sycophancy to Saudi Arabia is hypocritical and pathetic

Peter RodgersJun 1, 20174 Comments

Does this man know anything about history, including his own? Former Australian ambassador to Israel Peter Rodgers wonders at Trump's breathtaking ignorance.

Meet the men running for the Iranian presidency

Meet the men running for the Iranian presidency

John TullohMay 19, 20171 Comment

Iranians will decide their next president this week in what looms an important geopolitical decision, writes veteran foreign news reporter John Tulloh.

Old blog post informs decision to cancel Palestinian activist's visa

Old blog post informs decision to cancel Palestinian activist's visa

Max ChalmersMay 4, 2017

And even the writer of the personal blog doesn't think Bassem Tamimi should have had his visa revoked.

Reclaiming Mosul would change everything

Reclaiming Mosul would change everything

Professor Damien KingsburyFeb 27, 20174 Comments

And the Kurds will present an especially difficult problem.

Truckling Turnbull gets a Bibi brushoff on two states

Truckling Turnbull gets a Bibi brushoff on two states

Bernard KeaneFeb 23, 201713 Comments

Despite pandering to Benjamin Netanyahu, Malcolm Turnbull was embarrassed yesterday by the Israeli Prime Minister's willingness to reject the comforting motherhood of "two state solution".

Netanyahu's visit intensifies pressure on Shorten to back Palestine

Netanyahu's visit intensifies pressure on Shorten to back Palestine

Ben ChieflyFeb 22, 20178 Comments

Only Bill Shorten's Victorian Right of the Labor Party are hesitant to change the ALP's position on Israel. But with the Left ascendant, is strong support for Palestine on the cards? Labor insider Ben Chiefly reports.

Facts on the ground: the open-air misery of Israeli occupation

Facts on the ground: the open-air misery of Israeli occupation

Bernard KeaneFeb 21, 201716 Comments

While Australia welcomes Benjamin Netanyahu, his government presides over an illegal occupation that inflicts the logic of a nightmare on every aspect of the lives of ordinary Palestinians.

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