Tuesday 22 Aug 2017 | 11:41 | SYDNEY
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  • 22 Aug 2017 11:28

    The increasingly fragile Iran nuclear deal

    Trump’s words and actions have had a significant impact, scaring Western businesses already wary of doing business with Iran and adding fuel to the growing fire between the US and its European allies.

  • 22 Aug 2017 08:26

    The Russian ‘taboo’ and the German election

    When it comes to Germany and Russia, pragmatic economic interests run up against a philosophical commitment to human rights and a liberal European order, and adherence to the positions of NATO and the EU.

  • 21 Aug 2017 17:08

    Wolf Warrior II: Chinese exceptionalism is box office gold

    The film reflects the increasingly widespread view in China that it has thrown off the shackles of a century of humiliation and emerged as a power equal to - if not better than - its Western counterparts.

What's going on in Latin America

On 6 September 2006 at the Wednesday Lunch at Lowy, Jose Blanco and Roger Frankel asked whether Latin America's move to the left, its resurgent populism, links with the Middle East and rapidly growing Chinese influence will affect Australian interests and investments in the region, and global security.   <br><br>Jose Blanco is the Chairman of the Australia-Latin America Business Council (ALABC).<br><br>Roger Frankel is the Director of consulting company Frank Advice (international), and a former Australian Ambassador to Venezuela.

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