Araújo’s Vision for East Timor
March 02, 2015
Araújo’s Vision for East Timor
The country’s new prime minister appeals for unity and unveils some of his plans.
Araújo’s Vision for East Timor
Can the Solomon Islands Reform?
February 28, 2015
Can the Solomon Islands Reform?
Under a new coalition government, the Pacific state has a chance to adopt much-needed reforms.
Can the Solomon Islands Reform?
Abbott's Tough Talk on Terror
February 25, 2015
Abbott's Tough Talk on Terror
In his national security speech earlier this week, the prime minister pointed to a rising terror threat facing Australia.
Abbott's Tough Talk on Terror
Internal Security: Australia’s PM Is Off Message
February 24, 2015
Internal Security: Australia’s PM Is Off Message
Tony Abbott's recent speech on national security and Islamic terrorism conflated religion and violence in the name of religion.
Internal Security: Australia’s PM Is Off Message
New Zealand Considers Role on ISIS
February 21, 2015
New Zealand Considers Role on ISIS
Amid opposition, the country contemplates joining the coalition in the Middle East.
New Zealand Considers Role on ISIS
Australians Attempt Bali Boycott
February 19, 2015
Australians Attempt Bali Boycott
With two Australians facing execution in Indonesia, a call has been made to boycott a popular tourist destination.
Australians Attempt Bali Boycott
Asylum Seeker Report Sparks Controversy in Australia
February 18, 2015
Asylum Seeker Report Sparks Controversy in Australia
The political right is predictably outraged at a report on conditions for asylum-seeker children.
Asylum Seeker Report Sparks Controversy in Australia
Australia’s Ongoing Submarine Debate
February 13, 2015
Australia’s Ongoing Submarine Debate
Confusion seems to reign in the wake of the PM’s “near-death” experience last week.
Australia’s Ongoing Submarine Debate
Are Australian Defense Deals in Peril?
February 13, 2015
Are Australian Defense Deals in Peril?
Domestic concerns about employment may affect who wins Australia's new submarine project.
Are Australian Defense Deals in Peril?
Internal Security Vs. Human Rights: Australia in Turmoil?
February 13, 2015
Internal Security Vs. Human Rights: Australia in Turmoil?
Recent ethical controversies around internal security in Australia raise serious challenges.
Internal Security Vs. Human Rights: Australia in Turmoil?
East Timor’s ‘Poet Warrior’ Steps Down
February 11, 2015
East Timor’s ‘Poet Warrior’ Steps Down
Xanana Gusmao has resigned as prime minister.
East Timor’s ‘Poet Warrior’ Steps Down
Abbott Survives – For Now
February 09, 2015
Abbott Survives – For Now
The Australian prime minister survives a “spill” motion, but may have suffered a fatal blow.
Abbott Survives – For Now
Australia Nibbles at the Edges of Press Freedom
February 06, 2015
Australia Nibbles at the Edges of Press Freedom
With its new security laws, the current government aims to shift the balance between freedom and security.
Australia Nibbles at the Edges of Press Freedom
Dire Warnings on Climate Change for Australia
February 05, 2015
Dire Warnings on Climate Change for Australia
Local scientists predict severe effects for the country, in a warning likely to be lost on an embattled PM.
Dire Warnings on Climate Change for Australia
Death Sentences & Diplomacy: Australia’s Strained Indonesia Ties
February 05, 2015
Death Sentences & Diplomacy: Australia’s Strained Indonesia Ties
Incompatible attitudes towards recreational drugs complicates Australian diplomacy in the region.
Death Sentences & Diplomacy: Australia’s Strained Indonesia Ties
Julie Bishop Visits Afghanistan, UAE
January 29, 2015
Julie Bishop Visits Afghanistan, UAE
While Australia's PM was embroiled in controversy, his foreign minister was visiting Afghanistan.
Julie Bishop Visits Afghanistan, UAE
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