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Abbott's leadership drama has undergone a peculiar transformation in the Fin today, as has Canberra's geography.
After Trump, the Turnbull government is the biggest international enabler of the Netanyahu government's commitment to the brutal status quo of occupation in Palestine.
In a sure sign that Julie Bishop is handling China well, apologists for Beijing are railing against her.
Correspondence released by DFAT shows diplomats warned that more deaths were likely during upcoming demonstrations in Gaza. Turnbull and Bishop have remained largely silent.
While condemning every killing of an Israeli by terrorists, Australia can't bring itself to say a word when Israeli soldiers deliberately kill unarmed protesters.
It wasn't so long ago that Bishop was seen as an obvious successor to Turnbull. What a difference a year makes.
It's the tracker you never thought you'd need in a relatively stable western democracy.