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, August 4, 2010

  1. Australian forces kill Taliban commander
  2. Taliban receive stolen supplies
  3. Slash cash for arms, says ex-Army chief
  4. PNG Cabinet Minister wants Australian prisons chief to cut corruption
  5. The region we must not ignore
  6. Australia to take 900pc more refugees from Indonesia
  7. Indonesia: The deepening impasse in Papua
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, July 28, 2010

  1. And then there’s their battle back home
  2. Wiki point to Australian cover-up
  3. Aussie Julian Assange behind invulnerable site for whistleblowers
  4. Electrics chink in armoured vehicles
  5. More finesse needed in Abbott’s foreign policy
  6. Kopassus reinstatement stirs outrage
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, July 21, 2010

  1. Running up the white flag on foreign affairs
  2. Switch off the autopilot in the Pacific
  3. Time to practise what we preach on human rights
  4. Leaders fail to make case for Afghan mission
  5. Leaders renew vows of support for Afghanistan
  6. Pakistan weighs in over asylum seekers
  7. Trouble for the chief after PNG judgment leaves loyalties out for taking
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, July 14, 2010

  1. East Timor priority over Nauru for asylum-seeker processing centre: Stephen Smith
  2. Asylum-seeker linked to al-Qa’ida
  3. Dictator link to mobile carrier
  4. Chinese company cleared to buy into Woomera project
  5. Gillard standing firm on Afghan war after soldier’s death
  6. Elections in doubt, says Fiji leader
  7. Killings by ‘rogue’ soldier another setback for Afghanistan policy
  8. Papuans seek referendum from Jakarta
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, July 7, 2010

  1. Gillard runs risk of destabilising already fragile neighbour
  2. Preparing for Gillard’s world
  3. Fire-prone tanks were known risk
  4. China fears overlook the drive for harmony
  5. British troops to withdraw from Sangin in Afghanistan
  6. Audit of Afghan troops dismissed
  7. US cuts Afghan aid in corruption probe
  8. Indonesia: The Dark Side of Jama’ah Ansharut Tauhid (JAT)
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, July 1, 2010

  1. Kiwis reject call for Anzac mission in Afghanistan
  2. Former ambassadors question silence on the ‘excesses’ of Israel
  3. Diggers cleared of shooting Afghan police
  4. Navy capability review 2010
  5. Nuclear proliferation in South Asia: the power of nightmares
  6. Deception and denials in Myanmar
  7. Report faults U.S. for being too optimistic about Afghan security capabilities
  8. Petraeus pledges look at strikes in Afghanistan
  9. RI poised to buy US fighters, cargo jets
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, June 28, 2010

  1. Amid all the change, foreign policy a constant
  2. PM looks to a regional response to stem the flow of boats
  3. Combet fillip to defence contractors
  4. How much is enough? The disclosure of defence capability planning information
  5. Africa still excites Australian miners
  6. Australia’s strategic little dots
  7. Pakistan’s Plan on Afghan Peace Leaves U.S. Wary
  8. Afghanistan war: top three challenges facing General Petraeus
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, June 24, 2010

  1. Faulkner spooked to rethink exit timing
  2. Obama shows McChrystal who’s in command
  3. US to lead diggers in Afghanistan’s Oruzgan province
  4. RAAF capability review 2010
  5. SMEs ‘must join global defence chain’
  6. Papua’s separatist fires burn bright
  7. Hail to the whistleblowers
  8. New aid strategy to help East Timor
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, June 21, 2010

  1. SAS troops rout insurgent group
  2. Deciding to go to war should not be left to the PM
  3. Army capability review 2010
  4. Afghanistan, and the world’s resource war
  5. Realism in Afghanistan: rethinking an uncertain case for the war
  6. Papuans march to call for end to the Indonesian province’s special autonomy status
  7. Fugitive to leak secret airstrike video
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, June 10, 2010

  1. Leave Afghanistan before more die
  2. Australian officials to help reintegrate Afghan deportees
  3. Steroid-abusing Australian soldiers sent home in disgrace
  4. Bribery charges eyed
  5. [Malaysia] Nuclear power plant will cost US$2.5-US$4 billion
  6. [East Timor] Withdrawal of aid forces winning project to fold
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