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September 18, 2019

A Warm Welcome for Fijian Prime Minister in Australia

By Grant Wyeth
The pomp and ceremony provided for him in Canberra this week symbolize a remarkable transformation for Bainimarama.

September 09, 2019

Australia and the Case of the Rohingya

By Grant Wyeth
In a recent visit to Bangladesh, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne took time to tour the refugee camps at Cox’s Bazar.
August 27, 2019

Why Did China Charge an Australian Blogger With Espionage?

By Grant Wyeth
The arrest of Yang will be a test of Canberra's resolve in pushing back against Beijing's use of arbitrary detention.

August 22, 2019

Australia to Join US, UK, and Bahrain in Patrolling Strait of Hormuz

By Joshua Mcdonald
Security experts argue Australia should be prioritizing its efforts in the Indo-Pacific instead of the Middle East.

August 21, 2019

Australia Risks Losing Allies in Pacific Over Climate Policies

By Joshua Mcdonald
The Pacific Islands Forum ended with island leaders frustrated – and furious – over Australia's intransigence on coal.

August 16, 2019

Can the Philippines and Australia Elevate their Partnership to a Strategic Level?

By Mark Manantan
Human rights concerns may limit cooperation, but the cyber domain is an area for collaboration.
August 12, 2019

Japan Keen to Bolster Ties with Pacific Island States

By Grant Wyeth
The island states of the Pacific are pivotal to Japan’s free and open Indo-Pacific strategy.

August 07, 2019

Australia and ASEAN Push Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking

By Grant Wyeth
This issue forms an important area where Australia is able to align its values to its broader interests in Southeast Asia.

July 31, 2019

Australia Addresses the Growing Threat of Returning Foreign Fighters

By Marcus Tantau
New laws allow the government to prevent Australians with suspected terrorism links from entering the country.

July 31, 2019

Hundreds of Refugees Protest Outside Australian Parliament

By Rod McGuirk
Australia’s policy toward refugees who arrive by boat once again comes under fire.

July 29, 2019

Should Australia Be Worried About Chinese Influence on University Campuses?

By Grant Wyeth
Even as Beijing-funded Confucius Institutes come under scrutiny, Hong Kong protest problems spark renewed concerns.
July 26, 2019

Australia Should Coordinate With New Zealand in Space

By Nicholas Borroz
The two relative newcomers to the space industry should take care not to undercut each other's growth.

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