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Greg Sheridan

Interview

The fifth estate: democracy in action

‘Democracy is the worst form of government,’ Winston Churchill famously said, ‘except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time’. But democracies come in very different shapes and sizes. And they’re always evolving; sometimes in response to pressure from within the...
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The fifth estate: more Jakarta, less Geneva: Australia and Indonesia

On 15 October 2013 Fifth Estate host Sally Warhaft was joined by a panel of experts including Greg Sheridan (the Australian’s foreign editor) and Dr Dave McRae (the Lowy Institute’s Indonesia expert) to discuss Australian-Indonesian relations, and the key responsibilities and obligations of both nations...
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The fifth estate: more Jakarta, less Geneva: Australia and Indonesia

At a state dinner in Jakarta, Tony Abbott’s first foreign destination as prime minister, the new Australian leader said that there have been times when ‘all sides of Australian politics could have said less and done more’. Australia’s recent handling of issues relating to asylum...