Kevin Rudd and the UN Secretary General Role
February 07, 2016
Kevin Rudd and the UN Secretary General Role
Could the former Australian prime minister take the top job at the United Nations?
Kevin Rudd and the UN Secretary General Role
'Nearly All' Australian Patrols in South China Sea Are Challenged by China
February 05, 2016
'Nearly All' Australian Patrols in South China Sea Are Challenged by China
Australia's air force chief said more and more Australian patrol flights were being warned away by China.
'Nearly All' Australian Patrols in South China Sea Are Challenged by China
Australia’s Metadata Retention Law Back in the News
January 27, 2016
Australia’s Metadata Retention Law Back in the News
Some agencies requesting access seem to have little to do with national security.
Australia’s Metadata Retention Law Back in the News
Snap Elections in Vanuatu After Corruption Scandal in Parliament
January 24, 2016
Snap Elections in Vanuatu After Corruption Scandal in Parliament
After a year of destruction, both physical and political, Vanuatu hopes to move on.
Snap Elections in Vanuatu After Corruption Scandal in Parliament
US, Australia Focus on Islamic State During Turnbull’s First Visit to Washington
January 20, 2016
US, Australia Focus on Islamic State During Turnbull’s First Visit to Washington
While in the United States, Australia's PM focused mostly on the anti-ISIS campaign.
US, Australia Focus on Islamic State During Turnbull’s First Visit to Washington
Harassment Scandal Pushes Australian Minister to the Backbench
January 07, 2016
Harassment Scandal Pushes Australian Minister to the Backbench
What happens in Hong Kong doesn’t apparently stay in Hong Kong.
Harassment Scandal Pushes Australian Minister to the Backbench
A Happy Day for New Zealand’s Pastafarians
December 18, 2015
A Happy Day for New Zealand’s Pastafarians
The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster was recently approved to perform marriages in New Zealand.
A Happy Day for New Zealand’s Pastafarians
Australia’s Unique Position in a Negotiated Political Resolution in Syria
December 14, 2015
Australia’s Unique Position in a Negotiated Political Resolution in Syria
Australia should have a role in a grand negotiated settlement.
Australia’s Unique Position in a Negotiated Political Resolution in Syria
Australia and the US Gun Control Debate
December 09, 2015
Australia and the US Gun Control Debate
A former deputy PM expresses frustration on U.S. gun control policy – and the alliance with Australia.
Australia and the US Gun Control Debate
Whales Again a Diplomatic Issue for Australia-Japan Relations?
December 03, 2015
Whales Again a Diplomatic Issue for Australia-Japan Relations?
Australia is once again at odds with Japan over whaling in the Southern Ocean
Whales Again a Diplomatic Issue for Australia-Japan Relations?
Language, Religion and Terrorism in Australia
December 02, 2015
Language, Religion and Terrorism in Australia
Some Australians are confusing language with religion, and with terrorism.
Language, Religion and Terrorism in Australia
Chinese Investment and Australia’s National Security
December 02, 2015
Chinese Investment and Australia’s National Security
Australia is always excited by the prospect of Chinese wealth, but with certain important caveats.
Chinese Investment and Australia’s National Security
Vanuatu: President Dissolves Parliament
December 01, 2015
Vanuatu: President Dissolves Parliament
The political crisis in the South Pacific nation comes to a head.
Vanuatu: President Dissolves Parliament
Australia Hoses Down South China Sea Angst
December 01, 2015
Australia Hoses Down South China Sea Angst
Turnbull shows his mettle.
Australia Hoses Down South China Sea Angst
Australia’s Drone Debate
November 30, 2015
Australia’s Drone Debate
Drones can do more than just kill people.
Australia’s Drone Debate
Maternal Health in Papua New Guinea
November 24, 2015
Maternal Health in Papua New Guinea
Limited public healthcare and misinformation have given PNG the highest maternal mortality rate in the Asia-Pacific.
Maternal Health in Papua New Guinea
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