For whatever reason, Steven Seagal is now a Russian diplomatic, tasked with ensuring peace between America and Russia. I mean, it worked for Dennis Rodman.
Yes, France won the World Cup, but that’s only half the story. The captured nonsense that surrounded the event was substantially more layered.
Expectations might be high, but the probability of anything coming out of the Trump/Putin talks are low. Here’s why.
Despite the generally held view that a war in Europe is a thing of the past, the truth is that Russia has quietly steered us towards the next one.
New TBS scribe Nicholas Harrington describes the current relation between the US and Russia, and how Putin’s political freedoms bring jealous ire from the West.
New to the Current Affairs Wrap desk is Rob Idol, who would like to make his introductions, before reminding us of the week that was. Hi Rob!
Michael Burrill’s final Current Affairs Wrap highlights the US’ amnesia in the middle east, the UN study of migrants and the call for tighter gun control.
Tim McDonald has some tips to help Russian President Vladimir Putin sleep better after Vlad prematurely departed from the G20 summit citing a need for sleep.
With the death of asylum seeker Hamid Kehazaei after being held at Manus Island, Michael Burrill wonders what’s the point of saving lives at sea only to destroy them on land.