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Australia’s Cocos Islands Cannot Replace America’s Troubled Diego Garcia
April 16, 2019
Australia’s Cocos Islands Cannot Replace America’s Troubled Diego Garcia
As U.S. defense planners consider the potential closure of Diego Garcia, they should know the limits of the Cocos Islands.
Australia’s Cocos Islands Cannot Replace America’s Troubled Diego Garcia
A Smooth Solomon Islands Election
April 05, 2019
A Smooth Solomon Islands Election
Although counting continues, it seems that the first post-RAMSI election has been a success.
A Smooth Solomon Islands Election
New Zealand Lawmakers Pass Initial Vote for New Gun Controls
April 02, 2019
New Zealand Lawmakers Pass Initial Vote for New Gun Controls
New gun controls are expected to become law by mid-April, within a month after the Christchurch mosque attacks.
New Zealand Lawmakers Pass Initial Vote for New Gun Controls
With AUSINDEX, Australia and India Team Up
March 30, 2019
With AUSINDEX, Australia and India Team Up
With extensive maritime zones in the Indian Ocean, Australia and India’s strategic interests continue to converge.
With AUSINDEX, Australia and India Team Up
The Islamophobia Epidemic in Australia
March 29, 2019
The Islamophobia Epidemic in Australia
Racism has no place in society and Australian politicians from all sides of politics are making full awareness of this fact.
The Islamophobia Epidemic in Australia
Australia Expands Its Maritime Power in the Indian Ocean
March 19, 2019
Australia Expands Its Maritime Power in the Indian Ocean
For years, Australia has been quietly strengthening defense ties with India and other Indian Ocean partners.
Australia Expands Its Maritime Power in the Indian Ocean
New Zealand Citizens Open to Gun Reform After Massacre
March 18, 2019
New Zealand Citizens Open to Gun Reform After Massacre
Less than a week after the deadly shooting at two mosques, New Zealand’s government is moving forward with gun control.
New Zealand Citizens Open to Gun Reform After Massacre
Mass Shootings at New Zealand Mosques Kill 49; 1 Man Charged
March 15, 2019
Mass Shootings at New Zealand Mosques Kill 49; 1 Man Charged
“It is clear that this can now only be described as a terrorist attack,” New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.
Mass Shootings at New Zealand Mosques Kill 49; 1 Man Charged
Delayed But Looming: The Question of Bougainville Independence
March 14, 2019
Delayed But Looming: The Question of Bougainville Independence
The referendum for Papua New Guinea's eastern region is now set for October. How its outcome will be handled remains unclear.
Delayed But Looming: The Question of Bougainville Independence
The New Colombo Plan and Australia’s Asian Future
March 04, 2019
The New Colombo Plan and Australia’s Asian Future
The program’s true success will come when wider Australia society begins to feel a greater affinity with Asia.
The New Colombo Plan and Australia’s Asian Future
If the Global Population Busts, Can Australia Boom with a Proactive Immigration Policy?
February 26, 2019
If the Global Population Busts, Can Australia Boom with a Proactive Immigration Policy?
A declining global population will make the maintenance of Australia’s immigration program the country’s primary strategic asset.
If the Global Population Busts, Can Australia Boom with a Proactive Immigration Policy?
Australia’s Liberal Party Releases National Security Plan Ahead of May Elections
February 21, 2019
Australia’s Liberal Party Releases National Security Plan Ahead of May Elections
The plan broadens the church of national security but it doesn’t provide much clarity.
Australia’s Liberal Party Releases National Security Plan Ahead of May Elections
Heaven and Earth in Chinese Art: Politics on Display in Australia
February 14, 2019
Heaven and Earth in Chinese Art: Politics on Display in Australia
The broader definition of what constitutes the entity of “China” is on display in Sydney in more ways than one.
Heaven and Earth in Chinese Art: Politics on Display in Australia
Refugee Soccer Player Held in Thailand Allowed to Return Home to Australia
February 12, 2019
Refugee Soccer Player Held in Thailand Allowed to Return Home to Australia
Hakeem al-Araibi was released by a Thai court after over two months in prison battling extradition to his native Bahrain.
Refugee Soccer Player Held in Thailand Allowed to Return Home to Australia
Why Did Australia Push Out a Chinese Communist Party-Linked Billionaire?
February 09, 2019
Why Did Australia Push Out a Chinese Communist Party-Linked Billionaire?
Alex Joske explains the context of the Australian government's actions against Huang Xiangmo.
Why Did Australia Push Out a Chinese Communist Party-Linked Billionaire?
Australia's Pacific Step-Up: More Than Just Talk
February 08, 2019
Australia's Pacific Step-Up: More Than Just Talk
Australia's Pacific outreach is picking up steam.
Australia's Pacific Step-Up: More Than Just Talk
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