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  • 1 Jun 2020 06:00

    Seychelles: Truth, justice and Australia

    An Australian lawyer leads efforts to examine the political, human rights and legal legacy of a dictator.

  • 31 May 2020 13:30

    A G7+?

    Donald Trump’s offer to bring Australia into the G7 isn’t nearly so simple as pulling up a chair to the top table.

  • 31 May 2020 08:00

    Playing Monopoly in space

    Privatising astronaut launches was only one objective of the latest venture beyond the atmosphere.

Qatar

China’s rising interests in Qatar

It has been a year since Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Egypt severed diplomatic ties with Qatar. Saudi Arabia and the UAE led the boycott, instituting an economic and trade embargo that isolated Qatar by air, land, and sea from its neighbours, sternly restricting Qatari-bound