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If the US Loses Interest in Asia, What Are Australia's Options?
March 14, 2017
If the US Loses Interest in Asia, What Are Australia's Options?
Australia needs to work on creating a regional architecture that can withstand U.S. absence.
If the US Loses Interest in Asia, What Are Australia's Options?
Reality Check: Australia’s China Shift Came Before Trump
February 09, 2017
Reality Check: Australia’s China Shift Came Before Trump
More and more Australians see China and the United States as equally important partners for Australia.
Reality Check: Australia’s China Shift Came Before Trump
Why Trump Has Rattled the Land Down Under
December 15, 2016
Why Trump Has Rattled the Land Down Under
The election of Donald Trump gives ammunition to those in Australia who question the U.S. alliance.
Why Trump Has Rattled the Land Down Under
Trump and the Australia-China-US Triangle
December 07, 2016
Trump and the Australia-China-US Triangle
Trump and the Australia-China-US Triangle
Is Australia the Key to US Containment of China?
April 12, 2016
Is Australia the Key to US Containment of China?
Domestic factors may lead Australia to take a more active role in challenging Chinese assertiveness.
Is Australia the Key to US Containment of China?
US, Australia Focus on Islamic State During Turnbull’s First Visit to Washington
January 20, 2016
US, Australia Focus on Islamic State During Turnbull’s First Visit to Washington
While in the United States, Australia's PM focused mostly on the anti-ISIS campaign.
US, Australia Focus on Islamic State During Turnbull’s First Visit to Washington
US, Australia Should Boost Defense Ties Amid China’s Rise: Ex-Defense Official
December 11, 2015
US, Australia Should Boost Defense Ties Amid China’s Rise: Ex-Defense Official
Former defense official says calls for more active alliance management.
US, Australia Should Boost Defense Ties Amid China’s Rise: Ex-Defense Official
Australia’s Submarines: The US Option
November 01, 2015
Australia’s Submarines: The US Option
Why leasing U.S. boats might be Canberra’s best option.
Australia’s Submarines: The US Option
A First: Japan to Join US-Australia Military Exercise
May 26, 2015
A First: Japan to Join US-Australia Military Exercise
In a move toward security trilateralism, Japan will send troops to join the U.S. and Australia at Talisman Saber 2015.
A First: Japan to Join US-Australia Military Exercise
US May Base Warships in Australia
February 10, 2015
US May Base Warships in Australia
Washington is eying ways to expand its military presence there.
US May Base Warships in Australia
Australia’s US-China Balancing Act
June 14, 2014
Australia’s US-China Balancing Act
Australia's ability to walk a geopolitical tightrope was on display during Abbott's visit to DC.
Australia’s US-China Balancing Act
Australia Startled by Chinese Naval Excursion
February 15, 2014
Australia Startled by Chinese Naval Excursion
Time to consider how best to respond to muscle flexing by the Chinese navy in Australia’s backyard.
Australia Startled by Chinese Naval Excursion
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