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28 November 2014 19:48 (South Africa)
World

The Liaoning: A projection of Chinese naval power

  • J Brooks Spector
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By J Brooks Spector

Thinking about Ferguson: Beyond the fire


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By Russell Pollitt

Analysis: Pope Francis at the EU - a sign that both politics and the Church are maturing


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By J Brooks Spector

Obama's Immigration Reform – a play that could define near political future


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By J Brooks Spector

2020 AD: Who will be in charge?


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By Richard Poplak

BANDAID30: The Narcissist’s anthem gets a sequel




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By Simon Allison

SA on North Korea: Realpolitik trumps human rights, again and again


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By Simon Allison

Global Terrorism Index: Things are only getting worse


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By J Brooks Spector

SA vs. the G20: On the major players, and conquering the Temple of Doom


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By V MOOSA & H DOVLAND.

Op-Ed: Hybrid approach to climate policy required in Paris


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By Russell Pollitt

The Catholic Church: Is it a ship without a rudder?


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By J Brooks Spector

Opening the floor: The intricate dance of international conferences




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By J Brooks Spector

Note to SA: Dust off the welcome mat for the 2016 GOP presidential wannabes


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By Simon Allison

Europe leaves refugees to sink or swim


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By J Brooks Spector

US Midterm Election offers GOP chance to offer New Ideas, chastens Democrats and Obama


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By J Brooks Spector

US midterm elections: More than just a prelude


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By Timon Wapenaar

Op-Ed: Europe - more broke than fixed


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By J Brooks Spector

US/Cuba: The Ebola connection




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By J Brooks Spector

When US politics met Ebola


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By John Sellar

Book extract: ‘The UN’s Lone Ranger: Combating International Wildlife Crime’


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By Russell Pollitt

Family Synod, Part II: An unexpected document… and the aftermath


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By Timon Wapenaar

Reporter's notebook: Of Spanish own goals - and Ebola


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By J Brooks Spector

Plagiarism in 21st century: Tempting, damning


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By J Brooks Spector

Where’s Kim, and why does it matter?




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By J Brooks Spector

After Obama's cruel summer, November could still be the cruellest of them all


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By J Brooks Spector

Saeb Erakat – Palestinian uber-negotiator


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By SHEHNILLA MOHAMED

Op-Ed: South Africa must not separate human rights from LGBTI rights


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By J Brooks Spector

The Secret Service and African American agonies


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By Simon Allison

Analysis: Occupy Hong Kong is about preserving the status quo


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By GREG MILLS and ANTHONY ARNOTT

Dien Bien Phu, sixty years on




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