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This isn't absurdist comedy. It's tragedy. It shows how ridiculously confident authoritarian regimes are to reach across the world to intimidate and silence critics.
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The democratic republic of the United States condemned itself long ago to being a term-limited elected dictatorship.
Even the Daily Mail, known for its right-wing editorial stance, has turned against Morrison.
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Without vocal public support and Australian government intervention, the academic is facing 10 years in an Iranian prison.
Australia's ambassador to the US has spent four years milking Trump contacts. Now he's off to make truckloads of money.