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Dangerous Allies, by Malcolm Fraser

It was when I was reading Simon Mawer’s Tightrope (see my review) and came across the part about the American betrayal of its allies in the late stages of WW2, that I remembered that I wanted to read… 1,267 more words



Nicola: Isn’t it terrible about Malcolm Fraser dying?

Me: Yes! And Laura must be so sad too, she just met him at a luncheon last week…  she shook his hand! 9 more words

Unshackling the Reality of USS Liberty

by Greg Maybury

All Conspiracy, No Theory

For any number of reasons Ray McGovern’s recent article on the USS Liberty attack underscores the absolute imperative for the fate of the ship and its crew and Israel’s involvement in it to be kept on the political and public radar. 1,868 more words

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An Australian Coup Part 2

This article was published in Ceylon Today on June 19 2015.

Rule by  Minority

Sri Lanka’s foreign minister voiced doubts about the value of this country’s long-standing commitment to the Non-Aligned Movement. 1,271 more words

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RE: Should Australia have taken part in the #VietnamWar? #PLT110

Q: Should Australia have taken part in the Vietnam War?

A: I understand all the reasons Australia should or shouldn’t have participated in the Vietnam war… and everyone has, thus far, made valid contentions for either side of this debate. 796 more words


5 Ways We Hurt Our Relationships

As Malcolm Fraser so famously put it back in 1971, “Life wasn’t meant to be easy”. Such a simple phrase, and one we hear often as a response to complaints or whinges of any kind, but did you know those words were taken from a phrase written by Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw. 699 more words

Entertaining Articles

May 21 in history

293 – Roman Emperors Diocletian and Maximian appointed Galerius as Caesar to Diocletian, beginning the period of four rulers known as the Tetrarchy.

878  Syracuse, Italy was   1,074 more words