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Australia’s Bid to Delist UN Protected Forest Rejected
June 29, 2014
Australia’s Bid to Delist UN Protected Forest Rejected
UNESCO takes just 7 minutes to dismiss Australia’s bid to open up forest to logging.
Australia’s Bid to Delist UN Protected Forest Rejected
An Australia-China FTA in 2014?
June 28, 2014
An Australia-China FTA in 2014?
The two governments appear to be moving closer to agreement on several key issues.
An Australia-China FTA in 2014?
Protests Over Local Mosque in Australia
June 23, 2014
Protests Over Local Mosque in Australia
Approval for a new mosque in a town in rural Victoria has attracted fire from furious locals who fear radicalism.
Protests Over Local Mosque in Australia
Australia’s ‘New Aid Paradigm’
June 22, 2014
Australia’s ‘New Aid Paradigm’
Australia’s foreign minister seeks to redefine the nature and direction of the country’s aid policy.
Australia’s ‘New Aid Paradigm’
Australia and the Asian Arms Race
June 20, 2014
Australia and the Asian Arms Race
Australia is rapidly boosting its weapons imports…and is aiming to increase its exports.
Australia and the Asian Arms Race
New Zealand Plans to Grow Combat Capabilities by 2020
June 20, 2014
New Zealand Plans to Grow Combat Capabilities by 2020
A new government document describes New Zealand's short and longer term defense ambitions.
New Zealand Plans to Grow Combat Capabilities by 2020
Australia and Chinese Investment
June 18, 2014
Australia and Chinese Investment
How big an investor in Australia is China, really?
Australia and Chinese Investment
PNG’s Prime Minister Served With Arrest Warrant
June 17, 2014
PNG’s Prime Minister Served With Arrest Warrant
Peter O’Neill is refusing to turn himself in for questioning in relation to a corruption investigation.
PNG’s Prime Minister Served With Arrest Warrant
When Abbott Met Obama
June 14, 2014
When Abbott Met Obama
In a White House meeting, the two leaders agree to expand US-Australia military cooperation.
When Abbott Met Obama
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
Abbott Seeks Climate Change Alliance
June 11, 2014
Abbott Seeks Climate Change Alliance
As the US and China unveil major initiatives, Australia’s skeptical prime minister seeks international support.
Abbott Seeks Climate Change Alliance
Abbott in Awkward Spot on Climate Change
June 11, 2014
Abbott in Awkward Spot on Climate Change
Australia increasingly looks out of step with the international community ahead of the upcoming G20 summit.
Abbott in Awkward Spot on Climate Change
The National Security Implications of Cutting Australia’s ODA
June 09, 2014
The National Security Implications of Cutting Australia’s ODA
The government is underestimating the role overseas development aid plays in security.
The National Security Implications of Cutting Australia’s ODA
Australia: Mending Ties With Indonesia
June 09, 2014
Australia: Mending Ties With Indonesia
While Abbott and Yudhoyono take the first steps in repairing frayed relations.
Australia: Mending Ties With Indonesia
Who Is Clive Palmer?
June 07, 2014
Who Is Clive Palmer?
Considered by many a buffoon, the businessman now holds the balance of power in Australian parliament.
Who Is Clive Palmer?
Australia in China’s Century
June 03, 2014
Australia in China’s Century
Australian government and business leaders gather to discuss the country’s growing interests in China.
Australia in China’s Century
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