U.S. envoy resigned over “inhumane” treatment of Haitian migrants.
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The Biden administration has used a public health provision to deport thousands of Haitian migrants entering the US via Mexico.
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Joe Biden seems to have little appetite for closer economic ties.
The perception in France of a reversal of strategy is in fact a coherent move for Australia, in line with 200 years of Australian diplomatic tradition – for better or worse.
With rising vaccination rates and the planned openings, the new year holds plenty of promise. On the other hand, with the unpredictability of COVID, no one can be sure, lease of all Scott Morrison.
Some Americans are looking past Joe Biden, seeking the return of Donald Trump as president.
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A representative survey of American adults finds broader support for violent insurrection than many would like to think.
Word from The Hill: The Furious French and Porter’s fall.
Michelle Grattan discusses politics with politics + society editor, Amanda Dunn
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Diplomacy is needed to head off an arms race between North and South Korea.
Michelle Grattan discusses the political week that was with Professor Paddy Nixon.
There are other pathways to increasing vaccination rates, while also fostering trust in the health-care system. These have proved difficult in the US, but are available in Australia.
The so-called AUKUS pact will include a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines to counter the growing threat posed by China.
Gavin Newsom’s victory could provide a national strategy for Democrats.
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The state’s Democratic governor held off an attempt to oust him by some margin. His victory provides a pathway for the national party, and a reminder of the mobilizing power of the state.
In the lead-up to the climate conference in Glasgow, and with increasing pressure from the Biden administration, Scott Morrison finds himself beset by the limited flexibility of the Nationals on climate policy.
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A recent court decision and another case in the pipeline could overturn Roe v. Wade and make abortion illegal in the US.
The current US-Australia strategic relationship requires an enemy – a “common danger”. As a result, Australia doesn’t seek cooperation with the Asia-Pacific region, it arms itself instead.
‘We will make you pay’: Joe Biden responds to the deadly attacks at Kabul airport, August 2021.
Joe Biden had long thought that the US engagement in Afghanistan was a mistake.
The eve of ANZUS turning 70 is an opportunity to re-examine Australia’s relation with the Biden administration, writes Michelle Grattan.
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An ‘orderly departure program’ similar to the one set up after the Vietnam War could offer a vital pathway out of Afghanistan for refugees over the next several years.
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The US president inherited a situation with no good solution in Afghanistan, but the latest bombing will raise questions about his judgment and cloud his presidency.
U.S. soldiers stand guard along the perimeter of the international airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. Hundreds of Western nationals and Afghan workers have been flown to safety since the Taliban reasserted control over the country, but still in hiding are Afghans who tried to build a fledgling democracy.
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The Vietnam War was the defining issue for Joe Biden’s generation. His botched withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan could be the defining act of his presidency.
When historians look back at the shambolic US exit from Afghanistan, it may increasingly appear a critical marker of America’s decline in the world, far eclipsing the flight from Saigon.