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Russia is part of the solution and the problem
Heightened tension between Russia and the West suggests we're inching towards a new Cold War - can it be averted?
Last updated: 13 Dec 2014 05:49 GMT
The widening war in the Middle East
The air strikes will embolden Syria's Assad to play the nationalist card to strengthen support among his loyalists.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2014 10:52 GMT
Syria accused of using chlorine gas on ISIL
Government accused of using chlorine gas to repel ISIL attack on a strategic air base in Deir Ezzor.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2014 07:40 GMT
Don't underestimate Obama's ability to inspire change in the last quarter of his presidency.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2014 07:14 GMT
Chuck Hagel's departure is politics as usual
Obama's perceived lack of a clear strategic approach to the problems in the Middle East and Ukraine played a part.
Lawrence J Korb
Last updated: 29 Nov 2014 07:28 GMT
War refugees caught in a no man's land
An estimated 30,000 people, mostly Syrian war refugees, are expected to cross into Greece this year.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2014 10:34 GMT
Erdogan slams US 'impertinence' over Kobane
Turkish leader criticises Washington for pushing for help over Kobane when US earlier stood by amid Assad "massacres".
Last updated: 26 Nov 2014 20:52 GMT
Lebanon's troubled fight with ISIL
US domestic law is impeding Lebanon's war against ISIL.
Last updated: 05 Nov 2014 13:26 GMT
Kobane is a gift to Assad
The trap is thinking the Assad regime has the answers to the challenges of extremism.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2014 10:16 GMT
Pax Erdogana: Is this the end of an era?
Turkey must take a long, hard look at what went wrong with its regional ambitions - and why.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2014 09:44 GMT
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Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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