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Al Jazeera shows its true colours in coverage of the Trump...

No one who has followed for any time the Qatari government-controlled media organisation Al Jazeera should be deluded by its boast to offer “incisive analysis” and “stories … built on a foundation of honesty, fairness, balance, independence, and diversity” - yet too many seem inclined to buy the network’s spin about itself.

Iranian cyberattacks may increase in the wake of Soleimani’s assassination

Cyberattacks against Australian financial and industrial infrastructure could become more serious in coming weeks and months

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The Palestinian response to the Trump peace plan

The Palestinians have vehemently rejected the Trump Administration's "deal of the century" peace plan and have been making it clear they would do so virtually from the beginning of the process.  This Update looks at the reasons for and implications of that rejection. 


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Europa Europa: Trading Places

Among the myriad uncertainties confronting Britain in its post-Brexit iteration, one of the brightest lights to shine is its future trade relationship with Israel.

Noted and Quoted – February 2020

A surprising inclusion in the Age and Sydney Morning Herald (Jan. 2) was the coverage given, as part of the release of Cabinet papers under the 20-year rule, to revelations that former Foreign Minister Alexander Downer in 1998 “feared Australia was seen as ‘overly supportive’ of Israel"

Media Microscope: Hits and misses

Australian media’s focus on the bushfire crisis did not prevent far-reaching coverage of the US drone strike that killed Iranian terror mastermind General Qassem Soleimani