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Whatever happened to the Muslim Brotherhood?

Whatever happened to the Muslim Brotherhood?

Salma IslamDec 2, 2016

Over three years ago, the Brotherhood's main man Mohammed Morsi was unseated from power. But the saga didn't end there, writes freelance journalist in Egypt Salma Islam.

Defence Department's link to extreme Israeli lobby group

Defence Department's link to extreme Israeli lobby group

Bernard KeaneOct 31, 20167 Comments

The taxpayer-funded defence think tank ASPI is collaborating with an extremist Israeli group that advocates keeping Islamic State and increasing settlements in Palestinian territory.

An Australian soldier begs to be punished for a crime we forced him to commit

An Australian soldier begs to be punished for a crime we forced him to commit

John MartinkusOct 18, 20162 Comments

Returned Sergeant Kevin Frost cannot deal with the pain and guilt of what happened in Afghanistan any longer. It's a pain foreign correspondent John Martinkus knows well.

Russia is winning the Syrian war

Russia is winning the Syrian war

Professor Damien KingsburyOct 3, 201614 Comments

The US is unlikely to engage in direct intervention, at least for several months, for three reasons.

Did Wyatt Roy break the law by ducking fire in Iraqi Kurdistan?

Did Wyatt Roy break the law by ducking fire in Iraqi Kurdistan?

Myriam RobinSep 30, 201610 Comments

Wyatt Roy has bizarrely traveled to Iraq, drawing condemnation from the government. Is his passport going to be cancelled?

We are losing the three-pronged war in Iraq and Syria

We are losing the three-pronged war in Iraq and Syria

Professor Damien KingsburySep 28, 20163 Comments

A coalition of diverse forces will work to oust ISIS from Mosul. But that's not the end of the story.

How many refugees should Australia take every year?

How many refugees should Australia take every year?

Professor Damien KingsburySep 26, 20167 Comments

Malcolm Turnbull has increased the number of refugees to 18,750, but that is a much lower number than we can comfortably support.

Egyptians brace for austerity as IMF loan comes with strings attached

Egyptians brace for austerity as IMF loan comes with strings attached

Salma IslamSep 15, 20161 Comment

Egypt is in dire financial straits and needs a loan from the IMF. But that never comes without strings, writes freelance journalist Salma Islam.

Tenuous ceasefire brings passing relief to war-ravaged Syria

Damien KingsburySep 13, 20161 Comment

Certain groups being excluded from the Syrian ceasefire limits its efficacy, writes professor of international politics at Deakin University Damien Kingsbury.    

He saved my life in Afghanistan. So why did Australia want to send him to Nauru?

He saved my life in Afghanistan. So why did Australia want to send him to Nauru?

John MartinkusAug 26, 2016

Many people in Afghanistan risked their lives and their families to help foreign journalists. But foreign correspondent John Martinkus says after the West has no need for such people anymore, we often leave them to be killed.

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