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  1. Arrests underscore challenges for Australia

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... has heightened concern in Australia about extremism in its Muslim communities, the country's involvement in Afghanistan and its approach to immigration. Australia's close security ... but more than 1,000 soldiers are fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan. At least 90 Australians have been killed in bombings by Muslim extremists in Indonesia since 2002. Throughout, Australia has ...

  2. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Australia foreign minister says nation is weary of war in Afghanistan

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia weary of Afghanistan war Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr yesterday acknowledged the nation's weariness with the Afghan conflict after ... pressure to follow suit, jeopardising the chance to leave Afghanistan with a stable government. "The choice here is whether we have a panicky dash, Australia rupturing an alliance ...

  3. American conservatives have lost the plot

    Posted Dec 18th 2008, 12:00am by Doug Bandow

    ... the impetuous, irresponsible demagogue would do if he thought he could count on Nato support. The American conservative movement has gone badly astray over the past eight years. It's not just the idea of preventive war and nation-building in Iraq. In countries like Georgia, Bush/McCain conservatives have exhibited the sort of arrogant delusions so characteristic of Wilsonian liberalism. ...

  4. Scorched Earth, Black Snow: Britain and Australia in the Korean War, 1950

    Posted Jul 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Julian Ryall Scorched Earth, Black Snow: Britain and Australia in the Korean War, 1950 by Andrew Salmon Arum Press The men who fought the Korean war are still often bitter that their contribution to the conflict that showed the United Nations to be toothless remains overlooked by history. Speak today to veterans of the conflict- which broke out 61 years ago on June 25- ...

  5. About as subtle as a cruise missile

    Posted Sep 17th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson Some commentators have referred to the general election campaign now in full swing in Australia as a 'khaki' poll. According to their analysis, a significant ... portrays itself as a strong defender of Australia. But Mr Latham has asserted that the commitment to Iraq has shifted Australia's national security effort away from Southeast Asia, where, he ...

  6. Australia stands beside the US (except in Iraq)

    Posted Mar 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Hagai Segal

    ... force and navy personnel. Opinion polls have suggested that some 80 per cent of Australians support the withdrawal. Australia will, however, leave behind two maritime surveillance aircraft ... US-Australian relationship. The two sides have fought together in every major military conflict since the first world war, and the US is Australia's third-largest trading partner, behind China ...

  7. PM says report vindicates Australia's role in Iraq

    Posted Jan 30th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... in Australia any more than Tony Blair manipulated this particular piece of intelligence,' Mr Howard said. 'Those who have accused us of taking Australia to war on a lie owe me as much ...

  8. US seeks military staging post in Australia's north

    Posted Nov 19th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... in northern Australia, in a move likely to antagonise Indonesia, a report claimed yesterday. Despite the close ties between Washington and Canberra, there are no US military bases on Australian soil and any such development would be highly controversial. It would also seem to affirm Australia's image within the region as Washington's 'deputy sheriff', a tag which Canberra ...

  9. Australia backs Japan's defence plan

    Posted Oct 01st 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Australia has thrown its support behind Japan's bid to build a missile defence system in response to perceived threats from North Korea. The backing came during talks in Tokyo between Australian Defence Minister Robert Hill and his Japanese counterpart, Shigeru Ishiba. They signed an agreement to increase contact between military officials and allow for joint exercises. ...

  10. Terrorism binds Australia and Indonesia

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... have been unthinkable. Not only did Indonesia have a deep distrust of Australia, arising from Canberra's intervention in the bloody separatist conflict in East Timor, it denied it had a terrorist problem at all. Facing a common terrorist enemy, Australia and Indonesia, despite lingering cultural, political and historical differences, have edged closer together. The Australian ...




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