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Rising Interest Rates Down Under?
July 28, 2014
Rising Interest Rates Down Under?
New Zealand has already raised its rates. Will Australia be next?
Rising Interest Rates Down Under?
The B20 Summit and Global Trade
July 27, 2014
The B20 Summit and Global Trade
Business leaders hope to influence the G20 on growth and trade ahead of the Brisbane summit.
The B20 Summit and Global Trade
IMF: Asia slips, Japan gains
July 27, 2014
IMF: Asia slips, Japan gains
The International Monetary Fund downgrades growth for emerging countries in Asia.
IMF: Asia slips, Japan gains
Bill Clinton Slams Beijing on South China Sea
July 26, 2014
Bill Clinton Slams Beijing on South China Sea
During a trip to China on Friday, former President Clinton criticized China’s dealings with its smaller neighbors.
Bill Clinton Slams Beijing on South China Sea
Australia Out of Step With Asia on Israel-Palestine
July 25, 2014
Australia Out of Step With Asia on Israel-Palestine
Canberra’s strong and vocal support for Israel has it at odds with many of its neighbors.
Australia Out of Step With Asia on Israel-Palestine
China’s Military Diplomacy Heats Up
July 25, 2014
China’s Military Diplomacy Heats Up
The last week has seen China engage in a ferocious amount of military diplomacy.
China’s Military Diplomacy Heats Up
Can India Become a Multilateral Maritime Leader?
July 25, 2014
Can India Become a Multilateral Maritime Leader?
In addition to maritime bilateralism, India should expand its multilateral leadership.
Can India Become a Multilateral Maritime Leader?
Australia’s Foreign Language Deficit
July 24, 2014
Australia’s Foreign Language Deficit
With the country increasingly engaged with Asia, can it generate more interest in Asian language study?
Australia’s Foreign Language Deficit
India and Indo-Pacific Economic Cooperation
July 24, 2014
India and Indo-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Indo-Pacific Economic Cooperation is an idea whose time is at hand. India should be proactive.
India and Indo-Pacific Economic Cooperation
The Consequences of Shaming Politics in East Asia
July 24, 2014
The Consequences of Shaming Politics in East Asia
In disputes over history and territory, the PR fight is intense … and damaging.
The Consequences of Shaming Politics in East Asia
The TPP and Japanese Agriculture
July 23, 2014
The TPP and Japanese Agriculture
The farm sector’s influence is on the wane in Japan, although you wouldn’t know it from the TPP talks.
The TPP and Japanese Agriculture
Jokowi’s Win a Sign of Indonesian Transition
July 23, 2014
Jokowi’s Win a Sign of Indonesian Transition
His presidency will face early challenges, meaning Joko will need to draw on his popular and regional support.
Jokowi’s Win a Sign of Indonesian Transition
Japan’s Building 2 Aegis Destroyers
July 23, 2014
Japan’s Building 2 Aegis Destroyers
Tokyo is accelerating its timetable for acquiring two additional Aegis-equipped ballistic missile defense ships.
Japan’s Building 2 Aegis Destroyers
Controversy as Indian Journalist Meets 26/11 Mastermind
July 23, 2014
Controversy as Indian Journalist Meets 26/11 Mastermind
Ved Pratap Vaidik’s meeting with Hafiz Saeed generates more controversy than it should have.
Controversy as Indian Journalist Meets 26/11 Mastermind
China to Join Military Exercises in Australia
July 23, 2014
China to Join Military Exercises in Australia
Chinese troops are scheduled to train on Australian soil for the first time.
China to Join Military Exercises in Australia
RIMPAC and the Politics of Maritime Engagement
July 22, 2014
RIMPAC and the Politics of Maritime Engagement
Both India and China have had strong strategic motives for taking part in RIMPAC this year.
RIMPAC and the Politics of Maritime Engagement
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