Semi-Weekly Bulletin

The Austral Peace and Security Network (APSNet) Semi-Weekly Bulletin covered critical national and regional security issues, broadly understood, in Australia and the surrounding region. Archives from 2005 until 2010.

APSNet, Semi-Weekly Bulletin

APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, July 14, 2008

  1. Afghanistan More Unstable
  2. US Eyes Swifter Iraq Withdrawal
  3. Malaysia, Australia Offer Peacekeeping Training to Regional Armies
  4. Rudd on Right Track despite Rebuff
  5. Tanks Flawed, Army Admits
  6. PNG: Border Incursion
  7. India’s Uranium Deal Threatens Nuclear Headache for Australia
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, July 10, 2008

  1. Military Exercises in East Timor under Fire
  2. Taliban Conflict ‘Cannot be Won’ in Afghanistan
  3. Iraq Raises Idea of Timetable for US Withdrawal
  4. Nuclear Disarmament and Its Limits
  5. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s Tough Stance on Sect Illustrates Influence of Muslim Hardliners
  6. China, India Snub World on Targets
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, July 7, 2008

  1. US ‘Planned to Test Nerve Gas on Diggers’
  2. How to Sound Convincing When No-one Will Listen
  3. When Australia Had a Bombshell for US
  4. Treasury Warns on Military Spending
  5. Call to Submerge Our Naval Force
  6. Indonesia Seeks to Shut Navy Lab Researching Avian Flu
  7. Garnaut Calls for Urgent Climate Action
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, July 3, 2008

  1. Defence to Act on Black Hawk Inquiry
  2. Iraq Sues AWB over Oil-For-Food Bribery Scandal
  3. US Praises Nuclear Treaty, Silent on Rudd Plan
  4. NNSA Trains Southeast Asian Nations in Nuclear Safeguards
  5. War in Philippines ‘More Likely Than Not’
  6. Timorese Look to Life after Horta
  7. House to Pass W. Papua Autonomy Bill
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, June 30, 2008

  1. Why War in Asia Remains Thinkable
  2. Nuclear Power Bombs in Rudd’s Climate Change Options
  3. Questioning Australia’s Beowulf Option
  4. RDTL Doubles Budget in Mid-Year
  5. Not Diplomatic: Did Ramos Horta Botch His Bid for UN Job?
  6. Australia, US and Japan to Forge Disaster Taskforce
  7. Afghan Situation Worsening, UN Relief Chief Says, Urging New Approach
  8. Curtin Call an Excellent Debut
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, June 26, 2008

  1. Australia Signs on to Truce on Whaling
  2. Afghan Casualties Spook US Generals
  3. Neighbourhood Watch: The Evolving Terrorist Threat in Southeast Asia
  4. Indonesian Defense Ministry Offers Some Options on Budget Cuts
  5. Global Warming to Hit Security: Report
  6. Pacific Appeals to Fiji to let Peters in
  7. Northern Territory Emergency Response Taskforce: Final Report to Government
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, June 23, 2008

  1. Time to Bridge Deep Divide
  2. Hearts and Minds Not Won
  3. Counter-Terrorism Force Set for Pakistan
  4. Last Wave of Diggers Returns from Iraq
  5. Will the US Surrender the Nuclear First-Use Option?
  6. Indon Military Chief Arrested for Murder
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, June 19, 2008

  1. 5 ASEAN Nations Set to Pursue Nuclear Plan
  2. East Timor’s Unready Police
  3. Local Forces to Pave the Way to Victory
  4. 230 More British Troops to Be Sent to Afghanistan, Browne Announces
  5. Indonesia, the Ahmadiyya and Radical Islam
  6. Indonesia: Communal Tensions in Papua
  7. Indonesian Military Chief Admits Lack of Weapons for Military Exercises
  8. Migration and Climate Change
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, June 16, 2008

  1. Revealed: Our Spy Targets
  2. Australia Pledges $250 Million in Further Assistance for Afghanistan
  3. Nuke Waste Dump Site Will Be Based on Science: Rudd
  4. High-Seas Tuna Stakes for Pacific Minnows
  5. ETAN Protests Promotion of New Kopassus Commander
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, June 12, 2008

  1. Australia Reviews Asylum Detention Policy
  2. New Push for Nuclear Waste Dump
  3. Pirates Attack Broome-Bound Cattle Carrier
  4. A Gentle Test of Rudd’s Foreign Credentials
  5. Our War Is Not over Yet
  6. Diggers to Join UN Mission in Darfur
  7. Seoul, Jakarta to Hold First Military Dialogue
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