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
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
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
Australia Pushing for UN resolution on MH17
July 21, 2014
Australia Pushing for UN resolution on MH17
The country is outraged over the downing of the plane, which has left 28 Australians dead.
Australia Pushing for UN resolution on MH17
Will Australia Adopt An Emissions Trading Scheme?
July 17, 2014
Will Australia Adopt An Emissions Trading Scheme?
Just as the government drops the carbon tax, another climate change policy idea is resurrected.
Will Australia Adopt An Emissions Trading Scheme?
Australia, Japan and Asia’s New ‘Cold War’
July 14, 2014
Australia, Japan and Asia’s New ‘Cold War’
Donna Weeks, an expert on the Australia-Japan relationship, considers the implications of Abe's recent trip to Australia.
Australia, Japan and Asia’s New ‘Cold War’
Australian Senate Sets Back Abbott’s Policy Agenda
July 14, 2014
Australian Senate Sets Back Abbott’s Policy Agenda
The upper house of Australia’s parliament is in the spotlight as it thwarts key Liberal Party policies.
Australian Senate Sets Back Abbott’s Policy Agenda
Abbott’s WWII Comments Draw China’s Ire
July 12, 2014
Abbott’s WWII Comments Draw China’s Ire
The Chinese find Australian prime minister a little too fulsome in his praise for the Japanese.
Abbott’s WWII Comments Draw China’s Ire
Australia’s ‘Dangerous Allies’
July 10, 2014
Australia’s ‘Dangerous Allies’
A new book by former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser hopes to send Australia a wake-up call.
Australia’s ‘Dangerous Allies’
Australia and Japan’s ‘Special Relationship'
July 09, 2014
Australia and Japan’s ‘Special Relationship'
Abe’s visit looks set to bolster bilateral ties on both the economic and defense fronts.
Australia and Japan’s ‘Special Relationship'
Julie Bishop’s Forward-Looking Trip to Myanmar
July 07, 2014
Julie Bishop’s Forward-Looking Trip to Myanmar
Australia has been stepping up its engagement with the emerging Southeast Asian country.
Julie Bishop’s Forward-Looking Trip to Myanmar
UN Slams Australia on Asylum Seekers
July 07, 2014
UN Slams Australia on Asylum Seekers
Reports that Australian authorities have handed Tamils back to Sri Lanka spark international criticism.
UN Slams Australia on Asylum Seekers
Australia’s G20 Opportunity
July 03, 2014
Australia’s G20 Opportunity
Australia is setting a growth agenda for the upcoming Brisbane G20 Summit. Can it deliver?
Australia’s G20 Opportunity
Australia Launches New Pacific Patrol Boat Program
July 01, 2014
Australia Launches New Pacific Patrol Boat Program
Providing patrol boats to its island neighbors gives Australia influence and stability in its emerging periphery.
Australia Launches New Pacific Patrol Boat Program
Australia: The Boats Haven’t Stopped
July 01, 2014
Australia: The Boats Haven’t Stopped
Australia’s policy of turning back asylum seekers continues to attract controversy.
Australia: The Boats Haven’t Stopped
Australia’s Bid to Delist UN Protected Forest Rejected
June 29, 2014
Australia’s Bid to Delist UN Protected Forest Rejected
UNESCO takes just 7 minutes to dismiss Australia’s bid to open up forest to logging.
Australia’s Bid to Delist UN Protected Forest Rejected
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