Tag Archive for: "bilateral relations"
A bond born at the Battle of Be’er Sheva

The Harel Brigade memorial sits atop Radar Hill (now known as Har Adar) on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The memorial’s tower affords a coastal panorama that takes in Gaza to the south and carries on …

Iraq lessons: the impact of the Howard fib

Australia played its part in the blunders of the Iraq war by committing early and without questioning the US. The Howard government claimed to be considering all options, but in reality it closed down consideration. …

Iraq lessons: the Howard fib

John Howard’s decision to go to war in Iraq was constructed on a fib. The fib was used repeatedly throughout 2002 and almost to the very start of the invasion in 2003. The fib was …

Getting down to business: Jokowi in the US

It’s been 10 months in the planning, but when Indonesian President Joko Widodo flies to the United States next week the agenda for his 26 October meeting with President Barack Obama will be considerably different …