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, May 3, 2010

  1. Sky high
  2. The nuclear caste system
  3. Indonesia to ratify nuclear test ban treaty
  4. A unified push to export nuke power
  5. [East Timor] Ramos Horta ‘premature’ in rejecting Sunrise proposal
  6. Kandahar violence ‘to get worse’
  7. Al-Qaeda’s allies: explaining the relationship between Al-Qaeda and various factions of the Taliban after 2001
  8. A natural power: challenges for Australia’s resources diplomacy in Asia
  9. “It’s high time to close the legal gap for private military and security contractors” – UN expert body on mercenaries
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, April 29, 2010

  1. Secret plan to boost spying
  2. Loud and proud: two leaders speaking up for Australia
  3. Come clean on navy, Faulkner urges China
  4. Enough bang for the defence buck
  5. The new Middle East
  6. Peter Garrett rejects International Whaling Commission compromise on whaling
  7. People smuggling proposals blasted
  8. Money laundering and terrorism financing risks posed by alternative remittance in Australia
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, April 22, 2010

  1. Cyber attacks on rise: McClelland
  2. Australians help capture Taliban leader
  3. Australia’s human rights framework
  4. Australian defence policy assessment
  5. Indonesia police officials arranged weapons, training for terrorists: report
  6. The role of the five power defence arrangements in the Southeast Asian security architecture
  7. Defence hits back on asylum boat
  8. Japan’s special outback delivery from outer space
  9. Wisdom rules in the Solomons Islands
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, April 19, 2010

  1. We’ve got your back in Afghan province
  2. Submarine builder to cut jobs
  3. Africa finally part of the big picture
  4. PM reopens Howard’s toughest compound
  5. Human rights act canned as election looms
  6. Fiji open to possible Thaksin residency bid
  7. Malaysia and the Bomb
  8. Population debate misses the facts
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, April 15, 2010

  1. Terrorist fears over NT nuclear dump site
  2. Focus shifts to nuclear ‘rogues’
  3. Kabul’s new patron: the growing Afghan-Chinese relationship
  4. How to end the war in Afghanistan
  5. East Timor to reject Woodside natural gas plan
  6. SBY’s new strategy on illegal logging is an improvement, say Indonesian green activists
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, April 12, 2010

  1. Our bases retain role in US plan
  2. Early war-bird a bargain for Labor
  3. July next year is our date with destiny for Afghan pullout
  4. Rudd backflip slams asylum seeker door
  5. Defence tracking system loses sight of $30m
  6. East Timor leader accuses Australia over war
  7. [Indonesia] 13 locally made armored carriers arrive in Lebanon
  8. Papua ‘ready to explode’
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, April 8, 2010

  1. WMD fears block export cargo
  2. Push to end nuclear trafficking
  3. Unmanned aircraft could soon patrol borders
  4. Defence plan gets backing
  5. Bishop puts uranium in poll frame
  6. Afghan President Rebukes West and U.N.
  7. Can anyone pacify the world’s number one narco-state? The opium wars in Afghanistan
  8. [Indonesia] Yudhoyono talks tough on illegal logging
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, April 1, 2010

  1. This time it’s the generators: Defence reveals latest battle with navy’s underwater lemons
  2. Australia blasts China over sentence
  3. Faulkner insists JSF will deliver
  4. War protesters ‘switch off’ defence satellite dish
  5. Afghans best producers of cannabis: UN
  6. Human rights abuses contributing to increased poverty in Afghanistan – UN report
  7. Our western front: Australia and the Indian Ocean
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, March 29, 2010

  1. [China] Undiplomatic relations
  2. Contracts under scrutiny
  3. Employers: your country needs you
  4. Afghan inquiry decision soon
  5. Australian troops join new front
  6. Afghans petition the Dutch to stay
  7. Australia has a duty to take Gitmo inmates
  8. Iraq faces a negotiating nightmare
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APSNet Semi-Weekly Bulletin, March 25, 2010

  1. Joint effort to curtail first-strike policy
  2. Budget cuts a tough target
  3. How a guilty plea from Stern Hu could be good news for Rio and the government
  4. Israel expects Canberra to expel diplomat over forged passports used in murder
  5. Building bridges over Afghanistan’s troubled waters
  6. Insurgent faction presents Afghan peace plan
  7. Washington’s Indonesian bully boys
  8. The ticking TB time bomb
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