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Foreign policy: Wonks are not in charge

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16 July 2013 09:30

Interesting set of foreign policy headlines from Australia's major news outlets this morning. I think it's fair to say that if you polled 200 foreign policy experts around Australia, not one would say that whaling and 'the boats' are Australia's top foreign policy priorities. Yet these are the home pages of the ABC, Australian, SMH and Guardian at time of writing. Note too the distinct editorial tone of each outlet when it comes to the asylum seeker issue. First, the ABC:

The Australian:

The Sydney Morning Herald:

The Guardian Australia:

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