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Failed coup a 'gift from god' for Erdogan

Failed coup a 'gift from god' for Erdogan

Ender BaskanAug 4, 20161 Comment

The failed coup attempt has given Recep Erdogan much more power, writes Ender Baskan an Australian writer of Turkish descent living in Istanbul.

The two men at the centre of the bloodshed in Turkey

The two men at the centre of the bloodshed in Turkey

Irfan YusufJul 20, 20163 Comments

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Fethullah Gulen's rivalry extends to Australia.

Rundle: the Chilcot Inquiry, and Iraq's true history

Rundle: the Chilcot Inquiry, and Iraq's true history

Guy RundleJul 11, 201633 Comments

Blair lied to his cabinet, his party, and the people of his nation. Effectively, he used the entire UK as a patsy.

Chilcot Inquiry: how Blair deliberately made the terror threat worse

Chilcot Inquiry: how Blair deliberately made the terror threat worse

Bernard KeaneJul 7, 201622 Comments

Tony Blair deliberately made his country less safe from the threat of terrorism in an effort to make a political point, the Chilcot Inquiry shows.

Is <em>Charlie Hebdo</em> racist? Or just inscrutably French?

Is Charlie Hebdo racist? Or just inscrutably French?

Shakira HusseinMay 27, 201610 Comments

Two French writers debate the virtue of Charlie Hebdo and the things that are lost in translation.

With the fall of the Green Zone, 'our' Iraq comes undone

With the fall of the Green Zone, 'our' Iraq comes undone

John MartinkusMay 3, 20161 Comment

There used to be a fiction of safety in Iraq, but with Australian and American troops gone, that fiction has crumbled too, writes foreign correspondent John Martinkus.

Why the killing in Iraq will never end

Why the killing in Iraq will never end

John MartinkusApr 7, 201612 Comments

In Iraq, the hatred for the ruling class is too deeply entrenched, writes John Martinkus.

Playground horror: Taliban violence no longer confined to Pakistan's badlands

Playground horror: Taliban violence no longer confined to Pakistan's badlands

Shakira HusseinMar 29, 20166 Comments

Violence is out of place everywhere and nowhere.

Australia ‘in ISIS’ cross-hairs’

Australia ‘in ISIS’ cross-hairs’

Shakira HusseinFeb 25, 20168 Comments

You think we are too far away for Islamic State to bother with? Think again.

'Everyone is talking about a coming storm': 5 years on from Egypt's revolution

'Everyone is talking about a coming storm': 5 years on from Egypt's revolution

Walt CurnowJan 25, 201610 Comments

Five years after Mubarak was ousted, has anything really changed in Egypt? Cairo-based journalist Walt Curnow reports.

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