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The Un-winnable Afghan War

The American-led war in Afghanistan, in the period from 2001 to 2014, has cost countless lives, billions of dollars and destroyed much infrastructure in an already impoverished country. Included in the losses are 41 Australian soldiers killed and 261 wounded. … Continue reading

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Palestinian Statehood

In November, 2012, the UN General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to recognize Palestine as a non-member state, handing a major triumph to president Mahmud Abbas in the face of strong US and Israeli opposition. Of the total UN membership, 138 countries … Continue reading

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