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COVID-19 Risks Stalling the Indonesia-Australia Economic Partnership
March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Risks Stalling the Indonesia-Australia Economic Partnership

By Kyle Springer
It’s been a year since the signing of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA); the global pandemic could delay the next critical steps.

Jacinda Ardern’s Re-Election Woes
March 26, 2020

Jacinda Ardern’s Re-Election Woes

By Joshua Mcdonald
Will New Zealanders stay with Ardern or succumb to the global rise of populism and nationalism?
Australia’s Southeast Asian Step Down
March 17, 2020

Australia’s Southeast Asian Step Down

By Grant Wyeth
Diminishing Canberra's presence in Southeast Asia to reinforce its goals in the South Pacific is a trade-off with a significant cost. 

US Surveillance Aircraft Participate in Australian Fleet Certification Period Tasks
March 17, 2020

US Surveillance Aircraft Participate in Australian Fleet Certification Period Tasks

By Ankit Panda
Last month, the two sides also carried out air force humanitarian drills.

New Zealand Marks Year Since Christchurch Massacre
March 16, 2020

New Zealand Marks Year Since Christchurch Massacre

By Joshua Mcdonald
A year on from the Christchurch massacre -- what has New Zealand done to prevent further attacks?

Christchurch Marks Anniversary of Mosque Shootings
March 15, 2020

Christchurch Marks Anniversary of Mosque Shootings

A memorial event had to be canceled amid COVID-19 fears, but New Zealanders remembered the tragedy that “fundamentally changed” their country.

COVID-19: A Major Global Geopolitical Shock
March 13, 2020

COVID-19: A Major Global Geopolitical Shock

By Ankit Panda
Is this a once-in-a-100-years global shock?
First Submarine Visit Highlights Australia-Brunei Defense Ties
March 10, 2020

First Submarine Visit Highlights Australia-Brunei Defense Ties

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The interaction highlighted ongoing efforts by both sides to develop the defense aspect of their relationship.

Australia to Follow US Withdrawal From Afghanistan
March 07, 2020

Australia to Follow US Withdrawal From Afghanistan

By Joshua Mcdonald
After 18 years of war, Australian troops will withdraw from Afghanistan amid a hoped-for peace.

Delayed Chuuk Secession Vote a Win for US Policy in Oceania
March 06, 2020

Delayed Chuuk Secession Vote a Win for US Policy in Oceania

By Derek Grossman
Chuuk’s decision to delay a secession vote is a significant victory for America’s diplomatic, economic, and security competition with China in the Pacific Islands.

Australian Associated Press to Shut Down After 85 years 
March 03, 2020

Australian Associated Press to Shut Down After 85 years 

By Associated Press
Australian media organizations face mounting financial pressure.
Australia’s Third and Final Air Warfare Destroyer Delivered to Navy
March 02, 2020

Australia’s Third and Final Air Warfare Destroyer Delivered to Navy

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Royal Australian Navy took delivery of the third and final Hobart-class air warfare destroyer on February 28.

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