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The US is blaming Iran for the “Gulf of Oman” incident – don’t believe it

The US is blaming Iran for the “Gulf of Oman” incident – don’t believe it

According to the United States, Iran damaged two vessels in the Gulf of Oman. Here are seven reasons why you shouldn’t buy that for a second.

Malaysia

Current Affairs Wrap: Malaysia sees change, Australia’s worst shooting since Port Arthur, the continent that doesn’t exist

Well, what a week that was. There was diplomatic change in Malaysia, the revisitation of gun violence, and one continent ceased to exist.

Current Affairs Wrap: Middle East close to war, Hanson takes on Dastyari, and man escapes gas chamber with own brand

It’s been a rather violent week, punctuated by the abuse of Sam Dastyari, assumed peace in the Middle East and the prohibitive standards of decorum.

Foreign policy: Predicting the path of the US war machine

The US foreign policy stereotype of “Democrats: good, Republicans: bad” is dead; so who’d be the most destabilising? And no, it’s not who you think – Nicholas Harrington

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