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Fighting talk

By Karl du Fresne in

Issue 3918 11th Jun 2015

Are we asking for trouble by having to call on “Mummy Australia” and “Daddy USA” to help us whenever we’re threatened? Karl du Fresne navigates our murky defence waters.

From royalty to Rwanda

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By Kirsten Warner in

Issue 3918 11th Jun 2015

Former political journalist Clare de Lore has seen a lot in her extraordinary life, but nothing could have prepared her for the realities of the orphaned children she encountered in war-ravaged Rwanda.

Tragic loss

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By Paul Thomas in

Issue 3918 11th Jun 2015

It’s game over for Jerry Collins, as complex a character as the rest of us and a damned fine player.

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