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Rudd Changes the Aussie Guard

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Rudd Changes the Aussie Guard

The conservative four-term Prime Minister John Howard, one of Washington’s most reliable allies, was swept from power Saturday by Kevin Rudd, the reformist leader of the Labor Party. Rudd's victory, with well over 50 percent of the vote (BBC), comes as Australia is experiencing a significant demographic shift due to a major influx of Asian ethnic groups into the population.


By CFR, USA.


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America’s Turbulent Airways

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America’s Turbulent Airways

Before they can mash the potatoes this Thanksgiving, an estimated 27 million (AP) Americans will have to board an airplane. In what has become an unsavory holiday tradition, many of these passengers will endure long lines, delayed flights, and maddening security screenings. At a time of year when he would usually be pardoning a turkey, President Bush sought to lessen the traffic jam with an announcement that he would make military airspace available to civilian aircraft during the holiday travel rush.


By CFR, USA.


Governance Policy Resource.


Nuclear terrorism is such a disturbing prospect that we shy away from its details.

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Nuclear terrorism is such a disturbing prospect that we shy away from its details.

In On Nuclear Terrorism, Council Fellow for Science and Technology Michael A. Levi takes us inside nuclear terrorism and behind the decisions a terrorist leader would be faced with in pursuing a nuclear plot, challenging many commonly held assumptions and offering proposals to minimize the consequences of a nuclear attack.


By CFR, USA.


Governance Policy Resource.