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Kiribati President Makes First Trip to China After Switch From Taiwan
January 07, 2020

Kiribati President Makes First Trip to China After Switch From Taiwan

By Shannon Tiezzi
Kiribati, the latest of Taiwan's former allies to switch to China, holds special significance for Beijing.
As Australia Burns, Papua New Guinea and Other Pacific States Extend Offers of Assistance
January 06, 2020

As Australia Burns, Papua New Guinea and Other Pacific States Extend Offers of Assistance

By Grant Wyeth
The global community has offered great assistance to Australia, but it’s extended hands from the Pacific which Canberra should cherish most.

Massive Australian Military Effort to Provide Relief from Raging Bushfires
January 06, 2020

Massive Australian Military Effort to Provide Relief from Raging Bushfires

By Steven Stashwick
Scale of operations show how climate change could challenge capacity for traditional military missions.

Solomon Islands: A Pacific Linchpin Is Pulled
January 03, 2020

Solomon Islands: A Pacific Linchpin Is Pulled

By Jason Li
A closer look at the significance of a key diplomatic switch.

High Australian Hopes for India, But Is the BJP the Right Partner?
December 30, 2019

High Australian Hopes for India, But Is the BJP the Right Partner?

By Grant Wyeth
Describing India as a “like-minded power” increasingly lacks credibility as the Modi government pursues contentious ideological policies.
Asia in 2020: Trends, Risks, and Geopolitics
December 24, 2019

Asia in 2020: Trends, Risks, and Geopolitics

By Ankit Panda
What lies ahead for the Asia-Pacific region in 2020?

Japan Pins Energy Hopes on Australia
December 23, 2019

Japan Pins Energy Hopes on Australia

By Grant Wyeth
Tokyo has ambitions to become a hydrogen fueled society by 2050 and Australia is a key aspect of achieving that goal.
Australia, China, and Bougainville’s Choices
December 21, 2019

Australia, China, and Bougainville’s Choices

By Joshua Mcdonald
As Bougainville edges nearer to independence, Australia and China play a familiar game.

Australia Takes Delivery of 7 More F-35A Stealth Fighters
December 19, 2019

Australia Takes Delivery of 7 More F-35A Stealth Fighters

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Seven additional F-35As arrived at a Royal Australian Air Force base earlier this month.

Australia’s Air Force Takes Delivery of Latest P-8A Poseidon Aircraft
December 17, 2019

Australia’s Air Force Takes Delivery of Latest P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Royal Australian Air Force has received its 12th P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft earlier this month.

Bougainville Votes for Independence From Papua New Guinea
December 14, 2019

Bougainville Votes for Independence From Papua New Guinea

By Associated Press
Over 98 percent of voters in a long-awaited referendum wanted independence. Will they get it?
The Politics Behind Australia’s Submarine Maintenance Decision
December 13, 2019

The Politics Behind Australia’s Submarine Maintenance Decision

By Adil Cader
National defense becomes a domestic political issue in Australia.

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