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
A Thaw in the US-New Zealand Nuclear Freeze
July 27, 2016
A Thaw in the US-New Zealand Nuclear Freeze
Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Auckland represents an end to 30 years of security estrangement.
A Thaw in the US-New Zealand Nuclear Freeze
Teenagers Abused at Australian Youth Detention Center
July 26, 2016
Teenagers Abused at Australian Youth Detention Center
The Northern Territory has the highest rate of youth detention in Australia. Inquiry needs to ask why.
Teenagers Abused at Australian Youth Detention Center
Papua New Guinea's PM Defeats Vote of No Confidence
July 23, 2016
Papua New Guinea's PM Defeats Vote of No Confidence
Peter O'Neill survives the latest challenge to his leadership in an ongoing corruption scandal.
Papua New Guinea's PM Defeats Vote of No Confidence
Divergent Currents: Addressing Armed Violence in the Caribbean and Pacific
July 15, 2016
Divergent Currents: Addressing Armed Violence in the Caribbean and Pacific
The two regions' diverging strategies have lessons for the world.
Divergent Currents: Addressing Armed Violence in the Caribbean and Pacific
Urbanization and The Greens of Melbourne
July 13, 2016
Urbanization and The Greens of Melbourne
The Greens have consolidated in Australia’s “cool” city, but hold a deep suspicion of the urban development that keeps it that way.
Urbanization and The Greens of Melbourne
Australia Voted for a Stalemate
July 06, 2016
Australia Voted for a Stalemate
With counting ongoing, a chain of events has been set in motion that could dramatically reshape Australia’s politics.
Australia Voted for a Stalemate
What Is a Green Foreign Policy?
July 02, 2016
What Is a Green Foreign Policy?
As Australia goes to the polls, what is the foreign policy platform of the Greens?
What Is a Green Foreign Policy?
Why Is Immigration a Non-Issue in Australia's Election?
June 28, 2016
Why Is Immigration a Non-Issue in Australia's Election?
Beyond a hardline stance toward asylum seekers, the broader issue of immigration is not a prominent electoral concern.
Why Is Immigration a Non-Issue in Australia's Election?
Australia's Many Small Parties Help Disburse Discontent
June 14, 2016
Australia's Many Small Parties Help Disburse Discontent
A vibrant array of minor parties provides a release valve for discontent in Australia.
Australia's Many Small Parties Help Disburse Discontent
New Zealand’s Defense White Paper: Playing Catch Up
June 13, 2016
New Zealand’s Defense White Paper: Playing Catch Up
On both conventional defense and cybersecurity, New Zealand is trying to "catch up" to existing trends.
New Zealand’s Defense White Paper: Playing Catch Up
Singapore-Australia Relations: Popularly Ignored But Important
June 13, 2016
Singapore-Australia Relations: Popularly Ignored But Important
The two nations have been bolstering the defense and trade ties, to little fanfare.
Singapore-Australia Relations: Popularly Ignored But Important
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