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Interview: Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr
August 26, 2013
Interview: Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr
“Australia’s experience – our multiculturalism, economic strength and political stability – has much to offer the world.”
Interview: Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr
Talisman Saber and America’s Pacific Pivot
August 01, 2013
Talisman Saber and America’s Pacific Pivot
An ongoing exercise is part of growing military cooperation between Australia and the U.S.
Talisman Saber and America’s Pacific Pivot
Kevin Rudd’s Mission Impossible
July 24, 2013
Kevin Rudd’s Mission Impossible
Rudd’s return as Australian PM will make the elections more competitive, but Labor still faces a tough challenge.
Kevin Rudd’s Mission Impossible
Explosive Remnants of War in the Pacific
July 18, 2013
Explosive Remnants of War in the Pacific
World War II left the Pacific with a dangerous legacy, which continues to trouble island nations seven decades later.
Explosive Remnants of War in the Pacific
Australian PM Julia Gillard Ousted, Kevin Rudd Back
June 26, 2013
Australian PM Julia Gillard Ousted, Kevin Rudd Back
Kevin Rudd has successfully challenged Julia Gillard for party leadership. What happens now?
Australian PM Julia Gillard Ousted, Kevin Rudd Back
Breaking Down Australia's Defense White Paper 2013
May 07, 2013
Breaking Down Australia's Defense White Paper 2013
Australia has set out to define its military strategy — with China and the U.S. very much in mind. Rory Medcalf from the Lowy Institute gives us his take.
Breaking Down Australia's Defense White Paper 2013
Western Australia’s Energy Boom: Built to Last?
April 02, 2013
Western Australia’s Energy Boom: Built to Last?
With China’s slowdown, environmental concerns and the cyclical nature of the resource and energy industry, can the boom in the “wild west” endure?
Western Australia’s Energy Boom: Built to Last?
The Interview: New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key
February 08, 2013
The Interview: New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key
“For the first time in New Zealand’s history, the engine of world economic activity has shifted to our geographic region, the Asia-Pacific.”
The Interview: New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key
Australia's Place in the
November 04, 2012
Australia's Place in the "Asian Century"
Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s government has developed a bold plan for embracing the “Asian Century.” Can words be turned into deeds?
Australia's Place in the "Asian Century"
French Polynesia Battles for Independence
October 10, 2012
French Polynesia Battles for Independence
If President Oscar Manutahi Temaru gets his way, French Polynesia could one day become an independent nation – but at what cost?
French Polynesia Battles for Independence
New Zealand and the Environment: An Economy Fit for the Past?
September 27, 2012
New Zealand and the Environment: An Economy Fit for the Past?
This small country has a proud history of progressive reform. But some worry that the current government is turning back the clock.
New Zealand and the Environment: An Economy Fit for the Past?
Russia's
September 17, 2012
Russia's "Checkbook Diplomacy" in the South Pacific
Moscow is turning to financially vulnerable South Pacific nations to promote its foreign policy agenda thousands of miles away.
Russia's "Checkbook Diplomacy" in the South Pacific
The World's Gaze Turns to the South Pacific
September 04, 2012
The World's Gaze Turns to the South Pacific
With the world’s great powers calling, factionalism is increasingly present among island nations of the Pacific. It could be trouble.
The World's Gaze Turns to the South Pacific
The China Choice: A Bold Vision for U.S.-China Relations
August 17, 2012
The China Choice: A Bold Vision for U.S.-China Relations
Instead of maintaining a dangerous status-quo, Washington should attempt a new approach to avoid a possible deadly strategic rivalry.
The China Choice: A Bold Vision for U.S.-China Relations
Why a U.S.-China 'Grand Bargain' in Asia Would Fail
August 10, 2012
Why a U.S.-China 'Grand Bargain' in Asia Would Fail
A new book argues for a ‘concert of powers’ to enhance stability while conceding to Beijing a ‘sphere of influence’. It would be a mistake.
Why a U.S.-China 'Grand Bargain' in Asia Would Fail
Gillard Looks Ahead with Reshuffle
March 03, 2012
Gillard Looks Ahead with Reshuffle
Fresh from fending off a leadership challenge, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has reshuffled her cabinet. Is it enough to lift Labor’s sagging fortunes?
Gillard Looks Ahead with Reshuffle
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