UN Resolution 2166 Proves the Worth of a Seat at the UNSC for Australia

By Andrew Reynolds, 5 August 2014 Quiet painstaking diplomacy pays off. If Australia’s successful UN resolution 2166 over the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 proves anything, it is the worth of having a seat at the table of international relations, in this case the UNSC. Years of painstaking diplomacy paid off in a big way for Australia with 2166, largely thanks to the diligent work … Continue reading UN Resolution 2166 Proves the Worth of a Seat at the UNSC for Australia

MH-17 Responses

By Andrew Reynolds, 19 July 2014 While much still remains disturbingly unclear about the current situation in eastern Ukraine, some things seem perfectly clear. Clearly this situation is now out of control. Ukraine has lost control of its territory. Russia has lost control of the separatists, and the separatist rebels themselves are a rabble. Shooting down a civilian airliner in legal airspace ten kilometres above the … Continue reading MH-17 Responses