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Will Australia and Japan Finally Conclude a Visiting Forces Agreement?
January 02, 2018
Will Australia and Japan Finally Conclude a Visiting Forces Agreement?
Discussions on a VFA have been taking place since 2014; the two sides are expected to sign the agreement soon.
Will Australia and Japan Finally Conclude a Visiting Forces Agreement?
Australia’s Submarine Superiority: Strange Strategies and Overspending
May 06, 2016
Australia’s Submarine Superiority: Strange Strategies and Overspending
How grounded in strategic reality is the Australian government's decision to purchase 12 new submarines?
Australia’s Submarine Superiority: Strange Strategies and Overspending
Australia-Japan Defense Ties Are Deeper Than a Sunken Submarine Bid
April 30, 2016
Australia-Japan Defense Ties Are Deeper Than a Sunken Submarine Bid
While the outcome is a missed opportunity, it’s worth remembering that bilateral ties are much more than a single deal.
Australia-Japan Defense Ties Are Deeper Than a Sunken Submarine Bid
Why Japan Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs
April 27, 2016
Why Japan Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs
How did the onetime frontrunner fail in its bid to build Australia’s next-generation submarine?
Why Japan Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs
Did Japan Just Lose the Bid to Build Australia's New Subs?
April 21, 2016
Did Japan Just Lose the Bid to Build Australia's New Subs?
The Australian government has allegedly ruled out Japan's sub bid, according to an Australian media report.
Did Japan Just Lose the Bid to Build Australia's New Subs?
Japanese Submarine Enters Australia’s Waters for First Time Since WWII for Drills
April 20, 2016
Japanese Submarine Enters Australia’s Waters for First Time Since WWII for Drills
Nichi Gou Trident produces a notable first.
Japanese Submarine Enters Australia’s Waters for First Time Since WWII for Drills
Australia's Foreign Minister Gets Chilly Welcome in China
February 19, 2016
Australia's Foreign Minister Gets Chilly Welcome in China
Julie Bishop is challenged on defense ties with Japan and the South China Sea during her visit to Beijing.
Australia's Foreign Minister Gets Chilly Welcome in China
Japan-Australia Relations: Beyond the ‘2+2’
December 05, 2015
Japan-Australia Relations: Beyond the ‘2+2’
Japan and Australia created a new framework for defense cooperation. Now comes the hard part: actually cooperating.
Japan-Australia Relations: Beyond the ‘2+2’
The Australia-Japan Submarine Deal Gets Complicated
November 13, 2014
The Australia-Japan Submarine Deal Gets Complicated
Plus Japan seeks further trilateral integration with the U.S. Thursday Japanese defense links.
The Australia-Japan Submarine Deal Gets Complicated
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