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States-in-Waiting: Introducing Your Future Pacific Neighbors
April 05, 2016
States-in-Waiting: Introducing Your Future Pacific Neighbors
The world's newest states are likely to emerge from the Pacific Islands. Why is no one paying attention?
States-in-Waiting: Introducing Your Future Pacific Neighbors
Flags and Identity in New Zealand
March 30, 2016
Flags and Identity in New Zealand
Ultimately, the country voted to keep its old flag, but the year-long process sparked national conversations about identity.
Flags and Identity in New Zealand
Papua New Guinea's Tuberculosis Pandemic
March 28, 2016
Papua New Guinea's Tuberculosis Pandemic
With one of the highest infection rates in the world, drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis are causing a crisis in PNG.
Papua New Guinea's Tuberculosis Pandemic
Australia and the Brussels Attack
March 25, 2016
Australia and the Brussels Attack
In the wake of Brussels, Australians should take solace in the rejection of the politics of fear and division.
Australia and the Brussels Attack
Papua New Guinea: Where Property Is More Expensive Than Manhattan
March 22, 2016
Papua New Guinea: Where Property Is More Expensive Than Manhattan
97 percent of land in Papua New Guinea is held under customary title, leading to sky-high prices for the remaining 3 percent.
Papua New Guinea: Where Property Is More Expensive Than Manhattan
Pulling Up the Ladder? Electoral Reforms in Australia
March 22, 2016
Pulling Up the Ladder? Electoral Reforms in Australia
Changes to voting procedures look to lock out the “discontent vote.”
Pulling Up the Ladder? Electoral Reforms in Australia
Locked Out: Sydney’s Nightlife Takes a Hit
March 16, 2016
Locked Out: Sydney’s Nightlife Takes a Hit
New laws aiming to cut down on drunken violence might ruin the city’s economically crucial evening vibes.
Locked Out: Sydney’s Nightlife Takes a Hit
The Pacific Nuclear Test Cases
March 12, 2016
The Pacific Nuclear Test Cases
A tiny Pacific Island nation takes on the world’s nuclear powers.
The Pacific Nuclear Test Cases
Why Are the Marshall Islands Taking India and Pakistan to Court Over Nuclear Weapons?
March 08, 2016
Why Are the Marshall Islands Taking India and Pakistan to Court Over Nuclear Weapons?
The tiny Pacific island state is trying to hold nuclear weapons states accountable to their disarmament commitments.
Why Are the Marshall Islands Taking India and Pakistan to Court Over Nuclear Weapons?
What Does Australia's Defense White Paper Actually Say?
March 05, 2016
What Does Australia's Defense White Paper Actually Say?
When reading Australia's latest defense white paper, it's prudent to take stock of the greater picture.
What Does Australia's Defense White Paper Actually Say?
Cyclone Winston Wreaks Havoc on Fiji
February 25, 2016
Cyclone Winston Wreaks Havoc on Fiji
It was one of the South Pacific's fiercest storms on record.
Cyclone Winston Wreaks Havoc on Fiji
Australia's Foreign Minister Gets Chilly Welcome in China
February 19, 2016
Australia's Foreign Minister Gets Chilly Welcome in China
Julie Bishop is challenged on defense ties with Japan and the South China Sea during her visit to Beijing.
Australia's Foreign Minister Gets Chilly Welcome in China
Drought in the Marshall Islands
February 16, 2016
Drought in the Marshall Islands
The Pacific Island nation has declared a state of national emergency.
Drought in the Marshall Islands
Epilogue to the South Pacific Tuna Treaty
February 15, 2016
Epilogue to the South Pacific Tuna Treaty
An outdated tuna treaty may have breathed its last. Time for a new U.S. policy for the Pacific.
Epilogue to the South Pacific Tuna Treaty
Australia Due for a Cabinet Shake-up After Scandals, Resignations
February 13, 2016
Australia Due for a Cabinet Shake-up After Scandals, Resignations
Scandals, sackings, and run-of-the-mill retirements mean Malcolm Turnbull will have to fill his Cabinet with new faces.
Australia Due for a Cabinet Shake-up After Scandals, Resignations
Australian Court Upholds Offshore Detention Policy
February 09, 2016
Australian Court Upholds Offshore Detention Policy
The question of what to do with asylum seekers is fraught with moral and political dilemmas.
Australian Court Upholds Offshore Detention Policy
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