Budgets, Diplomacy and Australia’s Foreign Aid
May 24, 2015
Budgets, Diplomacy and Australia’s Foreign Aid
Australian diplomacy is going through an “unsettled period.”
Budgets, Diplomacy and Australia’s Foreign Aid
B-1 ‘Misspeak’ Highlights Australia’s China-US Balancing Problem
May 15, 2015
B-1 ‘Misspeak’ Highlights Australia’s China-US Balancing Problem
The U.S. walks back a bomber basing announcement, but it still underscores Australia’s tricky diplomatic position.
B-1 ‘Misspeak’ Highlights Australia’s China-US Balancing Problem
Australia: A Boring Budget?
May 14, 2015
Australia: A Boring Budget?
The Australian government tries to avoid the controversy that followed last year’s offering.
Australia: A Boring Budget?
Climate Change Debate Flares Again in Australia
May 12, 2015
Climate Change Debate Flares Again in Australia
One of Tony Abbott's closest advisers believes climate change is a UN-led conspiracy.
Climate Change Debate Flares Again in Australia
Auckland’s Housing Bubble
May 06, 2015
Auckland’s Housing Bubble
A remarkable surge in real estate prices in New Zealand’s largest city has analysts worried.
Auckland’s Housing Bubble
Indonesia Executions: Spotlight on Australian Federal Police
May 03, 2015
Indonesia Executions: Spotlight on Australian Federal Police
Australian parliament plans an inquiry into the AFP’s role in the fates of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
Indonesia Executions: Spotlight on Australian Federal Police
Australia, Vietnam and Anniversaries of War
April 30, 2015
Australia, Vietnam and Anniversaries of War
The two countries have both celebrated major anniversaries, with little tolerance for dissent.
Australia, Vietnam and Anniversaries of War
Australia: National Security Innovation Priorities
April 29, 2015
Australia: National Security Innovation Priorities
How much should Canberra invest in cyber security, including S&T innovation?
Australia: National Security Innovation Priorities
Indonesia Executions Strain Ties With Australia
April 29, 2015
Indonesia Executions Strain Ties With Australia
Diplomatic blowback begins following the executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran
Indonesia Executions Strain Ties With Australia
Fighting People Smugglers: Lessons From Australia for Europe
April 27, 2015
Fighting People Smugglers: Lessons From Australia for Europe
European covert action forces may be needed in the Mediterranean Sea.
Fighting People Smugglers: Lessons From Australia for Europe
Julie Bishop in Iran
April 22, 2015
Julie Bishop in Iran
The Australian foreign minister covers a lot of ground during a brief visit to Tehran.
Julie Bishop in Iran
'Fear and Greed': A Closer Look at Australia's China Policy
April 20, 2015
'Fear and Greed': A Closer Look at Australia's China Policy
What if PM Abbott is right to describe Australia's China policy as based on "fear and greed"?
'Fear and Greed': A Closer Look at Australia's China Policy
The New Zealand Dollar’s Big Moment
April 18, 2015
The New Zealand Dollar’s Big Moment
Buoyed by a strong economy, the Kiwi approaches a historic parity.
The New Zealand Dollar’s Big Moment
Australia Caught in Middle of US-China Power Tussle
April 14, 2015
Australia Caught in Middle of US-China Power Tussle
Canberra could struggle to balance its interests as tensions rise over the AIIB and TPP.
Australia Caught in Middle of US-China Power Tussle
Australia: Net Piracy and Metadata
April 10, 2015
Australia: Net Piracy and Metadata
A landmark piracy case could be linked to the controversy over metadata retention.
Australia: Net Piracy and Metadata
Australia To Join China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
March 30, 2015
Australia To Join China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Australia announced that it will join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as a founding member.
Australia To Join China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
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