Tag Archives: President Putin

JAMES O’NEILL. Iran and the new multipolar world.

During the last Presidential campaign, the Republican nominee Donald Trump made a variety of statements that suggested a changing focus in US foreign policy.      He promised, inter alia, no more attempts at regime change, an effective fight against the terrorist … Continue reading

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Richard Butler. Russia.

Tony Abbott and Julie Bishop have been playing loosely in our relations with Russia even thought those relations are quite modest, at least as far as the Russians are concerned. Threatening to ‘shirt-front’ President Putin is not a dignified way … Continue reading

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Cavan Hogue. Petroshenko visit.

President Petroshenko should be received courteously and his visit should be used to seek further trade with Ukraine. There is no reason to avoid cordial relations with Ukraine but our Government is going a lot further than that. Ukraine is … Continue reading

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