China and Australia: It’s the Economy, Stupid
August 30, 2015
China and Australia: It’s the Economy, Stupid
The Australian government tried to reassure in the wake of market gyrations.
China and Australia: It’s the Economy, Stupid
Australia to Bomb Syria?
August 27, 2015
Australia to Bomb Syria?
The prime minister is raring to go, despite the questionable wisdom of the move.
Australia to Bomb Syria?
Australia’s Worldview, Minus the Spin
August 26, 2015
Australia’s Worldview, Minus the Spin
Is Australia moving out of the “slipstream” of power?
Australia’s Worldview, Minus the Spin
New Zealand: Goodbye to the Union Jack?
August 14, 2015
New Zealand: Goodbye to the Union Jack?
The government has decided it wants a new flag.
New Zealand: Goodbye to the Union Jack?
Australia’s Pending Defense White Paper
August 12, 2015
Australia’s Pending Defense White Paper
Subs, shipbuilding, terrorism and the South China Sea…the next White Paper will make for interesting reading.
Australia’s Pending Defense White Paper
Australia and Indonesia: Business as Usual?
August 10, 2015
Australia and Indonesia: Business as Usual?
The freeze that followed the Bali 9 executions appears to be thawing.
Australia and Indonesia: Business as Usual?
Bronwyn Bishop Scandal Another Blow for Abbott
August 06, 2015
Bronwyn Bishop Scandal Another Blow for Abbott
The toppling of the Speaker of the House adds to the litany of political misjudgments by the Australian prime minister.
Bronwyn Bishop Scandal Another Blow for Abbott
Politics of Polarization in New Caledonia
July 24, 2015
Politics of Polarization in New Caledonia
A fragile political situation could be derailed over a new law.
Politics of Polarization in New Caledonia
Sharks in a Volcano: Why You Should Care
July 16, 2015
Sharks in a Volcano: Why You Should Care
Scientists found hammerheads swimming inside the crater of an underwater volcano--do they know when it's about to blow?
Sharks in a Volcano: Why You Should Care
Flags Symbolize Canberra’s Terror Focus
July 12, 2015
Flags Symbolize Canberra’s Terror Focus
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is making liberal use of Australian flags.
Flags Symbolize Canberra’s Terror Focus
The Pacific Implications of China’s Proposed NGO Law
July 10, 2015
The Pacific Implications of China’s Proposed NGO Law
China’s new draft law for foreign NGOs could undermine engagement in the South Pacific.
The Pacific Implications of China’s Proposed NGO Law
Lowy Poll: Terrorism Not China Australia’s Biggest Concern
July 02, 2015
Lowy Poll: Terrorism Not China Australia’s Biggest Concern
Only 24 percent of Australians feel “very safe” in their country.
Lowy Poll: Terrorism Not China Australia’s Biggest Concern
Australia: Kinder, Gentler Counterterrorism?
June 17, 2015
Australia: Kinder, Gentler Counterterrorism?
The Countering Violent Extremism Summit offers a contrast to government rhetoric on terrorism.
Australia: Kinder, Gentler Counterterrorism?
Australia’s Foreign Aid Cuts Could Be Costly
June 15, 2015
Australia’s Foreign Aid Cuts Could Be Costly
The country's budget cutbacks are likely to have some far-reaching repercussions.
Australia’s Foreign Aid Cuts Could Be Costly
Australia: Indonesian People Traffickers Paid Off?
June 15, 2015
Australia: Indonesian People Traffickers Paid Off?
Are Australian officials at risk of prosecution?
Australia: Indonesian People Traffickers Paid Off?
In Terror Fight, Australia Debates Revoking Citizenship
June 08, 2015
In Terror Fight, Australia Debates Revoking Citizenship
A controversial proposal would strip would-be terrorists of citizenship. Will that help?
In Terror Fight, Australia Debates Revoking Citizenship
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