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Refugee debate drags Labor along in its wake

Just go back to 2013 to understand the asylum seeker debate. Or 2011 for that matter. Nothing changes, except that Labor’s position steadily deteriorates.

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OK, one more post about Greece

Fallout from the Greek crisis has put serious constitutional reform of the European Union onto the agenda. That doesn’t mean it will happen, and certainly not quickly.

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Fascism and the royals

No-one actually thinks the queen was a Nazi at age seven, but that’s not what this particular controversy is about.

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If not peace, what?

Opponents of the Iran nuclear deal have good reasons for not being too explicit about what their alternative is.

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Greece says “Yes” – sort of

Greece and its eurozone creditors reach a deal of sorts, but it does little credit to most of the participants. More than ever, Europe’s problems can be seen as political, not economic.

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Greece says “No”

The result of the Greek referendum is very clear. Now the fight is on to decide what it means.

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No ordinary referendum in Greece

The hastily-organised Greek debt/bailout referendum could go either way – which is appropriate, since no-one is quite sure what either result would mean.

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D-day for Greece’s chickens

Greece’s radical left leadership looks poised for a possible deal with the EU leadership, but the saga certainly isn’t over yet.

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The limits of Europe, part II

Russia and Britain, for all their obvious differences, have the same sort of equivocal relationship with Europe: unmistakably European powers, but with interests and traditions that draw them elsewhere.

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The limits of Europe, part I

So is Azerbaijan in Europe or not? What about Turkey? Iceland? Morocco? The questions are never purely geographical, but they raise some difficult political problems.

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