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Ten principles of freedom

Professor David Flint AM identifies ten principles that are essential for the survival of constitutional representative government.

Anatomy of a swindle:
Live Aid, twenty-five years on

How effective was Sir Bob Geldof’s celebrated Live Aid rock concert of 1985 in alleviating famine in Ethiopia? R.J. Stove offers a critique.

The consequences of America’s
declining power in the Middle East

A new and markedly less stable Middle East, one with the United States no longer playing a dominant policing and power-broking role, has begun to emerge. Joseph Poprzeczny reports.

In search of Sir Charles Petrie

R.J. Stove pays homage to the memory of one of Britain’s most distinguished, and yet now practically forgotten, modern historians.


Robert R. Reilly, The Closing of the Muslim Mind.

Reviewed by Mervyn F. Bendle.

National Observer , Australia, No. 83 (June - August 2010)