Can the Australia-US Alliance Overcome Fraught Politics in Washington?
By Patricia O’Brien
Biden and Albanese might be in lockstep, but actualizing AUKUS requires U.S. congressional support that cannot be guaranteed, even at this high point of Australia-U.S. relations.
Australia Is Finalizing a New Security Pact With Papua New Guinea
By Nick Perry
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said he expected negotiations to conclude in April and the treaty to be signed in June.
Australia’s China Strategy Under the Labor Party
By Patricio Giusto
Regardless of the government, Australia’s commitment to the Quad – and concerns about China – are here to stay.
Australia and South Korea: Resetting Middle Power Ambitions
By Peter K. Lee and Sarah Teo
It is worth assessing if and how two of the Indo-Pacific’s most prominent middle powers might once again pursue creative and ambitious statecraft.
The Big Problem With Labor’s ‘Plan to Build a Stronger Pacific Family’
By Corey Lee Bell
The Pacific Islands are not interested in being Australia’s – or China’s – “little brothers.”
Anthony Albanese Must Be More Than a National Security Prime Minister
By Philipp Ivanov
The challenges facing Australia are formidable. To navigate them we must accept our place at the heart of a shared region.
It’s Game On in the Pacific
By Patricia O’Brien
Australia’s new government and the United States are both moving urgently to boost ties with Pacific Island countries as the scope of China’s ambition becomes clear.
There’s a Narrow Window to Improve Australia-China Relations
By Mu Chunshan
A change in Australia's government won't magically make all the problems go away, but Beijing and Canberra have a chance to bring the relationship back under control.
Australia Has a New Government. What Should Quad Leaders Expect?
By Richard Maude
When new Prime Minister Anthony Albanese attends the Quad Summit in Tokyo, he will largely signal continuity on Australian foreign policy.