Australia’s Most Powerful Warship Completes Sea Trials
September 27, 2016
Australia’s Most Powerful Warship Completes Sea Trials
Australia’s first air warfare destroyer successfully completed sea trials this month.
Australia’s Most Powerful Warship Completes Sea Trials
Why is Australia Investing in Electronic Warfare?
September 16, 2016
Why is Australia Investing in Electronic Warfare?
Future military concerns, of course, but also #jobsngrowth
Why is Australia Investing in Electronic Warfare?
Turnbull’s No-Win Bind: Same Sex Marriage and Aussie Politicking
September 16, 2016
Turnbull’s No-Win Bind: Same Sex Marriage and Aussie Politicking
Despite strong public support for same sex marriage, ultra-conservatives in the Liberal Party demand a plebiscite.
Turnbull’s No-Win Bind: Same Sex Marriage and Aussie Politicking
How Australia Needs to Manage its Relationship With China
September 01, 2016
How Australia Needs to Manage its Relationship With China
Corrective action is needed to avoid serious damage to Australian ties with China.
How Australia Needs to Manage its Relationship With China
How Australia and Timor-Leste Ended Up at The Hague in Arbitration
August 30, 2016
How Australia and Timor-Leste Ended Up at The Hague in Arbitration
Timor-Leste once agreed to let the maritime boundary question rest for 50 years. What changed?
How Australia and Timor-Leste Ended Up at The Hague in Arbitration
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?
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?
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
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
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?
Much Ado About Malcolm
June 28, 2016
Much Ado About Malcolm
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is far from the transformational figure he hoped to be.
Much Ado About Malcolm
Cross Culture: Indonesian Dance Troupe Evolves Out of Australia's Suburbs
June 26, 2016
Cross Culture: Indonesian Dance Troupe Evolves Out of Australia's Suburbs
The Diplomat's Luke Hunt interviews the stars of Lestari Girls.
Cross Culture: Indonesian Dance Troupe Evolves Out of Australia's Suburbs
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
Are Australia’s New Subs Already Obsolete?
June 10, 2016
Are Australia’s New Subs Already Obsolete?
Rapid technological changes in underwater warfare may make the submarine as we know it obsolete by the 2040s.
Are Australia’s New Subs Already Obsolete?
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