Asia-Pacific Perspective | Syria Stalemate, QE Quivers & Undersea Spying, September 1, 2013


Welcome back to The Asia-Pacific Perspective, that monthly show where James Corbett of and Broc West of break down all the latest news and headlines from the Asia-Pacific region. In this month's conversation (recorded on the morning of August 31st):

Story #1:
As Australia takes UN Security Council reins, not only Syria on the agenda

Rudd suspends campaigning for national security briefing on Syria

Abbott wants to improve Israeli ties

Story #2:

China Warns US Fed Reserve Over QE Tapering Threat to Emerging Economies

BRICS, G20 linked in global affairs

QE Taper May Trigger the Next Global Financial Crisis

Story #3:

Australian spies in global deal to tap undersea cables

No charges laid over GCSB's illegal spying of Dotcom

Strip searches approved in massive police powers boost for Brisbane G20
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