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Trump: 'Flynn was treated unfairly'
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Trump: 'Flynn was treated unfairly'

Analysis: Trump criticises the intelligence community and the media for the news reports that ultimately led to national security adviser Flynn's resignation.

Two months to get a grip on Trump
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Two months to get a grip on Trump

Perhaps the best feature of the American electoral system is that it gives us two and a half months to recover our composure before the new president takes office.

NZ politics: Water, a new party and pies
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NZ politics: Water, a new party and pies

It came as something of a shock to get off the plane after a week in New York to hear calls for a state of emergency to be declared in safe little old New Zealand.

Democrats Trumped - chaos as strategy
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Democrats Trumped - chaos as strategy

Trump's loose and provocative talk about the Russians and Clinton's emails seemed beyond even his standards for creating turmoil and controversy.

Trump undercuts key Nato commitments
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Trump undercuts key Nato commitments

Trump has called into question whether, as president, he would give Nato the assurance that the full force of the US military has their back.

Miles-Mojab: Talk can end terror
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Miles-Mojab: Talk can end terror

COMMENT: There is no doubt that Isis is barbaric, but so are the military responses of the West that contributed to its creation in the first place.

Trump's major moment to persuade
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Trump's major moment to persuade

COMMENT: Donald Trump has left himself with a mighty challenge for the final day of the Republican National Convention.