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
Why is Australia Investing in Electronic Warfare?
September 16, 2016
Why is Australia Investing in Electronic Warfare?
Future military concerns, of course, but also #jobsngrowth
Why is Australia Investing in Electronic Warfare?
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
'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
Are All of Australia's China Fears Equal?
September 03, 2016
Are All of Australia's China Fears Equal?
The Australian media is full of stories of Chinese influence in Australia -- some more important than others.
Are All of Australia's China Fears Equal?
How Australia and Timor-Leste Ended Up at The Hague in Arbitration
August 30, 2016
How Australia and Timor-Leste Ended Up at The Hague in Arbitration
Timor-Leste once agreed to let the maritime boundary question rest for 50 years. What changed?
How Australia and Timor-Leste Ended Up at The Hague in Arbitration
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?
Australia Plus: ABC International Means Business
August 25, 2016
Australia Plus: ABC International Means Business
Australia's latest international media push could be a promising sign for the country's economy.
Australia Plus: ABC International Means Business
What Will Happen to Australia's Detained Asylum Seekers?
August 24, 2016
What Will Happen to Australia's Detained Asylum Seekers?
Time to find an alternative to Australia's offshore detention centers.
What Will Happen to Australia's Detained Asylum Seekers?
China and Ausgrid: Are Australia's National Security Concerns Justified?
August 12, 2016
China and Ausgrid: Are Australia's National Security Concerns Justified?
The Ausgrid decision is justified but more transparency is needed.
China and Ausgrid: Are Australia's National Security Concerns Justified?
How Did Turnbull’s Double Dissolution Gamble Backfire?
August 09, 2016
How Did Turnbull’s Double Dissolution Gamble Backfire?
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s attempt to clear Parliament's crossbench of small parties and independents failed.
How Did Turnbull’s Double Dissolution Gamble Backfire?
China and Australia: Claws Out for a Paper Cat
August 04, 2016
China and Australia: Claws Out for a Paper Cat
China has harsh words for Canberra’s response to the recent South China Sea ruling.
China and Australia: Claws Out for a Paper Cat
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?
Kevin Rudd Loses UN Bid Early
August 01, 2016
Kevin Rudd Loses UN Bid Early
Australia’s PM Malcolm Turnbull has refused to endorse him.
Kevin Rudd Loses UN Bid Early
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