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AUKUS: Why Britain Was the Big Winner
December 02, 2021

AUKUS: Why Britain Was the Big Winner

By David Camroux
London avoided the worst of the fallout with France, but stands to reap the most benefits from the deal.

Is China to Blame for Solomon Islands Unrest?
November 26, 2021

Is China to Blame for Solomon Islands Unrest?

By Rod McGuirk
Resentment against Chinese business people is longstanding and has fueled violence in Honiara’s Chinatown.
Australia Sending Troops to Solomon Islands as Unrest Grows
November 25, 2021

Australia Sending Troops to Solomon Islands as Unrest Grows

By David Rising and Rod McGuirk
Sogavare’s decision to switch diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China is among the reasons for the current unrest in Solomon Islands.

Australia’s Relationship With India Is Concerning
November 25, 2021

Australia’s Relationship With India Is Concerning

By Dechlan Brennan
Canberra’s concern about China is no excuse for ignoring New Delhi’s rights abuses.

AUKUS’ Reception in the Indo-Pacific
November 24, 2021

AUKUS’ Reception in the Indo-Pacific

Shihoko Goto, Manjari Chatterjee Miller, and Susannah Patton discuss the implications of AUKUS for countries in the region.

Australia’s New Sanctions Approach: Beyond Magnitsky
November 24, 2021

Australia’s New Sanctions Approach: Beyond Magnitsky

By Philip Citowicki
Magnitsky-styled reform is predicated on targeting human rights abusers abroad. The Morrison government’s plans go further, to touch on cyberattacks and other modern threats.

Impact of AUKUS on US-EU Relations
November 22, 2021

Impact of AUKUS on US-EU Relations

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Frédéric Grare.
Australia Disappoints at COP26
November 17, 2021

Australia Disappoints at COP26

By Joshua Mcdonald
Australian leaders appear thankful that the global commitments at COP26 weren’t more ambitious.

AUKUS, Civic Decay, and the Challenges Facing Democratic Coalitions
November 15, 2021

AUKUS, Civic Decay, and the Challenges Facing Democratic Coalitions

By Grant Wyeth
Adherence to democratic values and practices is essential for maintaining stability in Australia’s neighborhood. That extends to alliance maintenance, too.

Australia’s New Electric Vehicle Policy or Morrison’s Biggest Backflip?
November 12, 2021

Australia’s New Electric Vehicle Policy or Morrison’s Biggest Backflip?

By Joshua Mcdonald
Some accused the Australian prime minister of lying as his 2022 campaign unofficially kicked off with a massive backflip on electric vehicle policies.

Will Tim Smith’s Drunken Crash Save the Victorian Liberal Party?
November 08, 2021

Will Tim Smith’s Drunken Crash Save the Victorian Liberal Party?

By Grant Wyeth
With Smith seemingly on the way out, the party will have a little more freedom to recalibrate. 
Moving Toward Sustainable Australia-Taiwan Ties
November 04, 2021

Moving Toward Sustainable Australia-Taiwan Ties

By Sana Hashmi and Alan Yang
Australia is now moving away from the narrative that inching closer to Taiwan will anger China.

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