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Weekend catch-up: Rudd down, Iran sanctions out, protectionism up

[youtube:CSrFjnqfQIg] The Interpreter took a day off on Monday but last Saturday we published a piece by new Shadow Foreign Minister Penny Wong, her first public comments about the US alliance: It is in the US's best interests for Australia's voice to be an independent one, and for our perspective on the region to be unique. The US is better served in this region by an independent and confident Australia.
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