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Australia’s imminent election to the UN Human Rights Council

After years of lobbying, Australia will be elected to an influential subsidiary of the UN General Assembly: the Human Rights Council. Julie Bishop, the globalist, UN sycophant has claimed “Australia will bring a principled and pragmatic approach to our term on the Human Rights Council.” But it remains unclear if this ascension will serve Australia’s… Continue reading Australia’s imminent election to the UN Human Rights Council

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We need to talk about Julie

The Spectator Australia, by Tina Faulk, May 13, 2017: There is a news picture of Foreign Minister Julie Bishop that sticks in my mind. Bishop, lithe, agile (that word again!) jogs, smiling and confident, with her sweaty, be-suited Chinese bodyguard in his polished leather shoes, toiling behind, on an official visit to China. There’s another one too, Bishop, fetchingly… Continue reading We need to talk about Julie

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More British troops could be on their way to Afghanistan as Nato considers mission boost

As more NATO troops are heading to Afghanistan, and with Australian military personnel still remaining in this tormented land, the million dollar question which has eluded Western leaders since 2001 still remains: what would/does victory in Afghanistan look like? At what point in time, will NATO decide mission is accomplished in Afghanistan? Would this be when Afghanistan becomes a democracy,… Continue reading More British troops could be on their way to Afghanistan as Nato considers mission boost