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The Bishop-Ri Meeting: Another Missed Opportunity for Australia
August 16, 2018
The Bishop-Ri Meeting: Another Missed Opportunity for Australia
'Nuclear tunnel vision’ strikes again as Australia misses another opportunity to refresh its North Korea policy.
The Bishop-Ri Meeting: Another Missed Opportunity for Australia
What Drives Indonesia's Pacific Island Strategy?
August 13, 2018
What Drives Indonesia's Pacific Island Strategy?
Jakarta is courting Pacific Island states, hoping to change regional positions on the West Papua issue.
What Drives Indonesia's Pacific Island Strategy?
How Taiwan Competes With China in the Pacific
August 09, 2018
How Taiwan Competes With China in the Pacific
Taiwan is an active player in the Pacific, home to many of its remaining diplomatic allies.
How Taiwan Competes With China in the Pacific
The ‘Benfords’ Debacle: Counterfeit Australian Wine Floods China
August 08, 2018
The ‘Benfords’ Debacle: Counterfeit Australian Wine Floods China
As counterfeit goods proliferate, sales of legitimate Australian wine have decreased in China.
The ‘Benfords’ Debacle: Counterfeit Australian Wine Floods China
Education a Key Field in the Growth of India-Australia Relations
July 25, 2018
Education a Key Field in the Growth of India-Australia Relations
If Australia is serious about enhanced engagement with India, then the education push should go both ways.
Education a Key Field in the Growth of India-Australia Relations
Pacific Island Solidarity: Papua New Guinea and Fiji
July 17, 2018
Pacific Island Solidarity: Papua New Guinea and Fiji
The PNG prime minister used his time in Fiji to reiterate that both countries have an essential role in providing regional leadership.
Pacific Island Solidarity: Papua New Guinea and Fiji
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
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