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Media Files: ABC apologises for handling of basketbrawl story

Media Files: ABC apologises for handling of basketbrawl story

Australian Basketballers' Association has responded to a defamatory article published by the ABC regarding a mid-game brawl in the Philippines.

Is this the beginning of the end of the Syrian civil war?

Is this the beginning of the end of the Syrian civil war?

Daraa, the birthplace of the Syrian uprising, has been surrendered to government forces. The bloodshed is far from over, but this is a notable sign the tide is slowly turning.

Razer: how to tell the baddies from the goodies in this Syria nightmare

Razer: how to tell the baddies from the goodies in this Syria nightmare

Who are the baddies? Who are the goodies? Are there any goodies at all in this horrifying locus in which even allies clash?

There’s fat chance the US, France and UK actually want Assad gone

There’s fat chance the US, France and UK actually want Assad gone

Is there any likelihood that the Atlantic alliance really wants Assad removed? It seems unlikely, considering they wouldn't know how to replace him.

Did the missile attack on Syria really happen?

Did the missile attack on Syria really happen?

Western military attacks on Syria's chemical weapons sites serve little purpose, are entirely incoherent, and part of profoundly flawed interventionist urge that plays out as ritual that may as well be fake.

What’s stopping Trump from declaring war?

What’s stopping Trump from declaring war?

Overnight, the president tweeted that Russia should "get ready" for "nice new 'smart'" missiles. Just what stands between Trump and all out war?

Syria would test any president. It is far, far beyond the abilities of Trump.

Syria would test any president. It is far, far beyond the abilities of Trump.

As Trump contends with forever-mounting pressure at home, his already feeble hold on the Middle East continues to slacken.

On the paradox of American power, and Trump’s next move

On the paradox of American power, and Trump’s next move

Syria and the state of the US' economy represent two key challenges for Trump in the short term. If only the president had any power to address such things ...

Turkey sets the stage for its invasion of Kurdish Syria

Turkey sets the stage for its invasion of Kurdish Syria

The long-anticipated Turkish invasion of Kurdistan is looking like it will soon be a reality, set to mark a new relationship with the US, which has been backing Kurdish fighters for years. And that's not the only aftershock the region will feel, writes Professor Damien Kingsbury.