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John Menadue. Missing in action when Kerry and Hagel come calling?

I can understand Tony Abbott’s wish to direct attention away from the budget by going off to The Hague and London. But are Australia’s national and policy interests being served by his absence when John Kerry and Chuck Hegel visit … Continue reading

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John Menadue. Diplomatic lessons for Canberra.

In my blog of July 31 ‘Overplaying one’s hand’ I said that there were clear lessons to be learned from the disasters of MH370 and MH17. The lessons are – don’t overplay your hand or overstate your case for domestic … Continue reading

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