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Pacific Partnership: Can an Expensive Exercise Deliver More Value?
April 26, 2014
Pacific Partnership: Can an Expensive Exercise Deliver More Value?
Eight years in, it is time to reassess the program, its strengths and its weaknesses.
Pacific Partnership: Can an Expensive Exercise Deliver More Value?
Australia and Japan Conclude Free Trade Deal
April 08, 2014
Australia and Japan Conclude Free Trade Deal
After seven years of negotiation, the two countries have concluded a ‘historic’ Economic Partnership Agreement.
Australia and Japan Conclude Free Trade Deal
Can the Australian Military Think Out Loud?
April 01, 2014
Can the Australian Military Think Out Loud?
The ADF needs to engage intellectually, on topics from the future of war to gender issues.
Can the Australian Military Think Out Loud?
Australia’s Troubling Asylum Seeker Policy
February 18, 2014
Australia’s Troubling Asylum Seeker Policy
Years of politicizing the issue have created a serious stain on Australia’s human rights record.
Australia’s Troubling Asylum Seeker Policy
Feeding the Dragon: Lessons of the New Zealand-China FTA
January 09, 2014
Feeding the Dragon: Lessons of the New Zealand-China FTA
The FTA has been a boon for New Zealand trade, but is not without its growing pains.
Feeding the Dragon: Lessons of the New Zealand-China FTA
People Smugglers Feel the Pinch
December 10, 2013
People Smugglers Feel the Pinch
People smugglers find business tougher as the Australian government’s crackdown begins to have an impact.
People Smugglers Feel the Pinch
Indonesia and Australia: Deteriorating Diplomacy
November 26, 2013
Indonesia and Australia: Deteriorating Diplomacy
Revelations of Australian espionage have exacerbated an already prickly relationship.
Indonesia and Australia: Deteriorating Diplomacy
Australia’s Ambitious Free Trade Agenda
October 29, 2013
Australia’s Ambitious Free Trade Agenda
Canberra wants to conclude deals with three East Asian giants, starting with Korea. It faces some significant hurdles.
Australia’s Ambitious Free Trade Agenda
Tony Abbott Poised to Become Australia’s PM
September 06, 2013
Tony Abbott Poised to Become Australia’s PM
Abbott should dispatch Rudd this weekend, but he’s likely to find the job of governing altogether harder.
Tony Abbott Poised to Become Australia’s PM
Turkey Threatens to Ban Australian Politicians from Gallipoli
September 04, 2013
Turkey Threatens to Ban Australian Politicians from Gallipoli
A spat over the use of the word “genocide” in NSW threatens the centenary of the landings.
Turkey Threatens to Ban Australian Politicians from Gallipoli
The Deep Sea Resources Rush
August 30, 2013
The Deep Sea Resources Rush
Exploitation of seafloor minerals appears imminent. But do we really understand the potential impact?
The Deep Sea Resources Rush
Interview: Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr
August 26, 2013
Interview: Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr
“Australia’s experience – our multiculturalism, economic strength and political stability – has much to offer the world.”
Interview: Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr
Talisman Saber and America’s Pacific Pivot
August 01, 2013
Talisman Saber and America’s Pacific Pivot
An ongoing exercise is part of growing military cooperation between Australia and the U.S.
Talisman Saber and America’s Pacific Pivot
Kevin Rudd’s Mission Impossible
July 24, 2013
Kevin Rudd’s Mission Impossible
Rudd’s return as Australian PM will make the elections more competitive, but Labor still faces a tough challenge.
Kevin Rudd’s Mission Impossible
Explosive Remnants of War in the Pacific
July 18, 2013
Explosive Remnants of War in the Pacific
World War II left the Pacific with a dangerous legacy, which continues to trouble island nations seven decades later.
Explosive Remnants of War in the Pacific
Australian PM Julia Gillard Ousted, Kevin Rudd Back
June 26, 2013
Australian PM Julia Gillard Ousted, Kevin Rudd Back
Kevin Rudd has successfully challenged Julia Gillard for party leadership. What happens now?
Australian PM Julia Gillard Ousted, Kevin Rudd Back
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