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The Interpreter's best of 2014: Bob Carr's book, East China Sea, Thailand's malaise and Indian intelligence agencies

Throughout the Christmas-New Year break, we feature some of The Interpreter's best pieces from 2014. More to come between now and 12 January when The Interpreter returns for 2015. Why Bob Carr's book matters, by Sam Roggeveen, 30 April. But whatever Carr's failures and weaknesses, they are certainly less venal than the media would have us believe. Show More Summary

Four rabbis murdered in Jerusalem. Obama equivocates. Where is Bob Carr?

The barbarism is so typical of the jihadist mindset, in this case deliberately stoked by Palestinian leaders: ISRAEL is facing an ongoing…

Why does it offend Bob Carr only when Jews do it?

Former former minister Bob Carr’s attacks on Israel seem to me to be driven by a crude and dangerous…

In Defence Of Bob Carr's Apartheid Israel Epiphany

The assault on former foreign minister Bob Carr following his vocal support for Palestine surprised few, in particular Kolin Thumbadoo.

Sea change down under: Ex-Australian Foreign Minister announces himself a ‘Friend of Palestine’

Australia's immediate past Foreign Minister, Bob Carr, has dramatically changed his views with respect to Israel and Palestine. In his article "Why I'm Now a Friend of Palestine" published in last Saturday’s The Weekend Australian he explains his change of heart

Obama Has A Very Impressive Diet, According to Australia’s Ex-Foreign Minister

President Barack Obama’s “steely resolve” in avoiding sugar, carbs, and fat has been praised by Australia’s former Foreign Minister, Bob Carr. The comments appear in "Diary of a Foreign Minister," a collection of journal entries published by Carr after retiring from Australian federal politics. Show More Summary

Australia's Ex-Foreign Minister: 'Swivel-Eyed Neo-Cons' Bankrupted America And Drained Its Military Strength

In "Diary of a Foreign Minister" published by Australia’s former top diplomat, Bob Carr, many US politicians are given effusive praise. From Republican Senators John McCain and Roy Blunt, to President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and John Kerry – Carr finds America breeds “public polity athletes” who are “first class”. Show More Summary

Bob Carr: no danger in sending back the Tamils

Will Labor at least hear it from their former foreign minister? …

Bob Carr’s take on Romania(n Deadlifts) (Men's Health)

During the 18 months he spent crisscrossing the globe as foreign minister, Bob Carr maintained the lean and hungry look feared by Caesar. Here’s how to stay in rep shape when the weight of the world is on your shoulders

Bob Carr and Julian Assange: Brothers in arms

When former foreign minister Bob Carr published his diary in April, he launched himself into the struggle over what should remain a government secret and what should be revealed to the public. Carr, who worked as a journalist with the...Show More Summary

The kind of racism the Left lets pass

The racism of a Labor speechwriter and friend of Bob Carr will, of course, be excused or ignored by the Left: …

Weekend catch-up: Rudd for UNSG, defence spending, whistleblowing, Bob Carr and more

Bringing together the best longer Interpreter articles you were too busy to ready this week. Former Defence Secretary (and Lowy Institute Nonresident Fellow) Ric Smith took a look at the defence budget on Friday, arguing that it will...Show More Summary

Why Bob Carr's book matters

It was all a trick. A simple scam played on a clueless tabloid media to sell more books. And didn't they oblige! As soon as Bob Carr's Diary of a Foreign Minister hit the shelves, they searched the book for scandal, and found a man apparently addicted to perks and privilege. Show More Summary

Carr was meant to work in our interests, not his own

Bob Carr burns friends, allies and the national interest to make a minor literary sensation. What a vain man:…

Bob McNair: Texans won’t repeat mistakes we made with David Carr

In 2002, the Texans used the first draft pick in franchise history on David Carr, who was beaten up while playing on a bad team and never developed into the kind of player Houston wanted him to be. Now the Texans own the first overall pick again, and owner Bob McNair says his team has…

Henderson: September 11 turned Carr against Israel

Gerard Henderson offers a deeply disturbing insight into the anti-Israel leanings of former foreign minister Bob Carr: The date was…

Costello: breakfast with Bob Carr

Peter Costello was in China last week and his thoughts…

The Israel Lobby's Goal Is Silence

As Bob Carr's diaries reveal, the Israeli lobby has consistently tried to silence critics of the state and shut down discussion of the human rights situation in Palestine, writes Stuart Rees

Carr, meet the Congo

Former Australian foreign Minister Bob Carr complains of first-world problems in his Diary of a Foreign Minister: Business class.…

Column - There is a Jewish lobby, but that’s not the one that drove Carr

FORMER foreign minister Bob Carr is not wrong: there is a Jewish lobby. But it’s not the lobby that worries me. Carr last…

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