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Australia’s Pacific Island Myopia
July 13, 2018
Australia’s Pacific Island Myopia
Overreacting to China’s presence in the Pacific Islands is actually undermining Australia's image in the region.
Australia’s Pacific Island Myopia
Polynesian Triangulation: Polynesian Leaders’ Group Expands
July 10, 2018
Polynesian Triangulation: Polynesian Leaders’ Group Expands
New Zealand, Hawaii, and Rapa Nui, the outer points of the triangle, joined the group recently.
Polynesian Triangulation: Polynesian Leaders’ Group Expands
Australia’s Short-Sighted Abandonment of Pacific Shortwave
June 30, 2018
Australia’s Short-Sighted Abandonment of Pacific Shortwave
Beijing swiftly moves into any of the spaces Australia abandons, and Canberra lacks the capability to reclaim them.
Australia’s Short-Sighted Abandonment of Pacific Shortwave
Australia’s Korea Policy Needs a Reset
June 22, 2018
Australia’s Korea Policy Needs a Reset
Canberra’s reactive approach to the Korean Peninsula is antithetical to its interests and middle power aspirations.
Australia’s Korea Policy Needs a Reset
Huawei, 5G, and Australia's China Debate
June 19, 2018
Huawei, 5G, and Australia's China Debate
The 5G decision comes amid a broader debate about Chinese influence and Australian national security.
Huawei, 5G, and Australia's China Debate
The Qantas Quandary: Is Taiwan in China?
June 08, 2018
The Qantas Quandary: Is Taiwan in China?
Recently Australia’s Qantas airlines changed the language it uses to refer to Taiwan at Beijing’s request.
The Qantas Quandary: Is Taiwan in China?
Why Was Jack Johnson a Hero to Australian Chinese in the Early 20th Century?
June 07, 2018
Why Was Jack Johnson a Hero to Australian Chinese in the Early 20th Century?
Jack Johnson's 1908 victory -- taking the heavyweight championship in a Sydney bout -- excited Australian Chinese.
Why Was Jack Johnson a Hero to Australian Chinese in the Early 20th Century?
Finding Common Cause: African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States Meet in Togo
June 02, 2018
Finding Common Cause: African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States Meet in Togo
For Pacific Island countries, the ACP grouping is a important forum to find common cause with other small and developing states.
Finding Common Cause: African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States Meet in Togo
Australia’s Unapologetic Dismissal of Latin America
May 30, 2018
Australia’s Unapologetic Dismissal of Latin America
Canberra is simply not looking east. How wise may this bet prove?
Australia’s Unapologetic Dismissal of Latin America
Australia and Timor-Leste’s Landmark Maritime Boundary Conciliation Process
May 26, 2018
Australia and Timor-Leste’s Landmark Maritime Boundary Conciliation Process
What the rest of the world can learn from the first compulsory conciliation case under a multilateral treaty.
Australia and Timor-Leste’s Landmark Maritime Boundary Conciliation Process
Australia's Asia Gas Conundrum
May 23, 2018
Australia's Asia Gas Conundrum
New gas projects across its north position Australia as Southeast Asia’s future energy supplier – but not without controversy.
Australia's Asia Gas Conundrum
Australia and the Rules of Attraction
May 16, 2018
Australia and the Rules of Attraction
A matter of taxes and politics: Can Australia remain attractive and powerful in the Indo-Pacific?
Australia and the Rules of Attraction
India Keeps Australia Out of the Malabar Exercise -- Again
May 08, 2018
India Keeps Australia Out of the Malabar Exercise -- Again
What does India's decision mean for the Quad?
India Keeps Australia Out of the Malabar Exercise -- Again
Australia Courts France in the Indo-Pacific
May 04, 2018
Australia Courts France in the Indo-Pacific
French President Emmanuel Macron visited Australia this week, the second French leader to do so.
Australia Courts France in the Indo-Pacific
Viewing the Inter-Korea Summit from Australia
May 01, 2018
Viewing the Inter-Korea Summit from Australia
Given Australia's economic interests in Northeast Asia, how does Canberra view the Inter-Korea summit?
Viewing the Inter-Korea Summit from Australia
For Balance, Australia Aims to Draw the UK Back into the Pacific
April 19, 2018
For Balance, Australia Aims to Draw the UK Back into the Pacific
The United Kingdom has an extensive Pacific legacy, but there’s room and demand for increased engagement and aid.
For Balance, Australia Aims to Draw the UK Back into the Pacific
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