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The Precedent-Setting Timor-Leste and Australia UNCLOS Case
September 29, 2016
The Precedent-Setting Timor-Leste and Australia UNCLOS Case
A recent decision opens the door to compulsory “relationship counselling” between UNCLOS states parties.
The Precedent-Setting Timor-Leste and Australia UNCLOS Case
What to Make of China in the South Pacific?
September 29, 2016
What to Make of China in the South Pacific?
Long motivated by a recognition war with Taiwan, China's latest diplomacy in the region takes on a strategic tone.
What to Make of China in the South Pacific?
Economic Outlook for Western Australia ‘Difficult But Not Dour’
September 23, 2016
Economic Outlook for Western Australia ‘Difficult But Not Dour’
Is this the end of the WA mining boom or just an overcorrection?
Economic Outlook for Western Australia ‘Difficult But Not Dour’
India's Pivot to Oceania: Modi and the Pacific Island Nations
September 20, 2016
India's Pivot to Oceania: Modi and the Pacific Island Nations
India's outreach to Pacific island states is the next step in its "Act East" strategy.
India's Pivot to Oceania: Modi and the Pacific Island Nations
Turnbull’s No-Win Bind: Same Sex Marriage and Aussie Politicking
September 16, 2016
Turnbull’s No-Win Bind: Same Sex Marriage and Aussie Politicking
Despite strong public support for same sex marriage, ultra-conservatives in the Liberal Party demand a plebiscite.
Turnbull’s No-Win Bind: Same Sex Marriage and Aussie Politicking
With TPP in Limbo, Europe Has a Golden Opportunity
September 12, 2016
With TPP in Limbo, Europe Has a Golden Opportunity
With TPP's future uncertain in the U.S., the EU can take over global leadership on ambitious new trade deals.
With TPP in Limbo, Europe Has a Golden Opportunity
Pakistan and the NSG: Can Islamabad Win More Support?
September 12, 2016
Pakistan and the NSG: Can Islamabad Win More Support?
Kazakhstan and Belarus are backing Pakistan's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group.
Pakistan and the NSG: Can Islamabad Win More Support?
The War That Gave Birth to ASEAN
September 09, 2016
The War That Gave Birth to ASEAN
50 years ago, two of ASEAN's founding members fought an undeclared war in the Konfrontasi.
The War That Gave Birth to ASEAN
'Small and Far': Pacific Island States Gather at Annual Forum
September 09, 2016
'Small and Far': Pacific Island States Gather at Annual Forum
The 16 states are meeting this week to discuss regional challenges, particularly climate change.
'Small and Far': Pacific Island States Gather at Annual Forum
How India Can Direct its 'Act East' Policy Toward Myanmar
September 02, 2016
How India Can Direct its 'Act East' Policy Toward Myanmar
Myanmar will play a key role in India's Act Easy Policy, if Delhi can counterbalance China's influence.
How India Can Direct its 'Act East' Policy Toward Myanmar
New Zealand to Upgrade Anti-Submarine Warfare Capability
August 30, 2016
New Zealand to Upgrade Anti-Submarine Warfare Capability
The Royal New Zealand Air Force is slated to upgrade its fleet of six P-3K2 Orion maritime patrol aircraft.
New Zealand to Upgrade Anti-Submarine Warfare Capability
Asia’s Great Innovation Leap Forward
August 30, 2016
Asia’s Great Innovation Leap Forward
Asian countries are moving on up in the latest innovation ratings. Can the region sustain its progress?
Asia’s Great Innovation Leap Forward
Does Australia's War Memory Need a Rethink?
August 25, 2016
Does Australia's War Memory Need a Rethink?
A recent incident between Australia and Vietnam points to a broader problem.
Does Australia's War Memory Need a Rethink?
Philippines’ Duterte to Attend ASEAN Meetings in Laos
August 16, 2016
Philippines’ Duterte to Attend ASEAN Meetings in Laos
Visit looks set to be leader’s first foreign trip.
Philippines’ Duterte to Attend ASEAN Meetings in Laos
Tsai’s Apology Strengthens Taiwan’s Place at Front of Chinese Modernity
August 09, 2016
Tsai’s Apology Strengthens Taiwan’s Place at Front of Chinese Modernity
Mainland China's ethnic policy could stand to learn a thing or two from Tsai's apology.
Tsai’s Apology Strengthens Taiwan’s Place at Front of Chinese Modernity
Why Did Turnbull Decide Against Endorsing Rudd for UN Secretary General?
August 01, 2016
Why Did Turnbull Decide Against Endorsing Rudd for UN Secretary General?
Australia’s two major parties have usually demonstrated a solid bipartisan approach to international forums. No more.
Why Did Turnbull Decide Against Endorsing Rudd for UN Secretary General?
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