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Eliminating nuclear weapons??

According to Judge Christopher Weeramantry, launching a new “International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons”: The main reason we are held hostage by the most destructive technology on earth is simple: the complete lack of international resolve to ban nuclear weapons

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Posted in activism, Ethics, Foreign policy, Nuclear, politics, War

Timor-Leste, the media and democracy

On another thread, amused made a very astute point very well in a comment: The effect of not having to go out, and actually mix with the hoi polloi to do your reporting is becoming obvious, as is the effect

Posted in Developing world, Foreign policy, media, politics

Iran's nuclear program "goes industrial" – or not?

Prepare for all manner of frothing at the mouth from wingnuts about Iran’s “industrial scale” enrichment program. Just as a quick primer: like many elements, there are multiple types – isotopes – of uranium. From a chemistry perspective, they all

Posted in Foreign policy, Iran, Middle East, Nuclear

US Supreme Court pushes EPA to regulate greenhouse

The United States, and Australia, are the big holdouts in the developed world on doing anything about climate change. However, the ground is shifting under the White House, as it has been shifting here in Oz. The latest development is

Posted in environment, Foreign policy, Law, politics, USA

Purely coincidental Hicks release timing

More details of the Hicks plea bargain are now available, and they reek of a political fix. According to The Age article, the deal was negotiated by the management of the military tribunals, bypassing both the prosecution and the defence:

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Posted in Federal Elections, Foreign policy, politics
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