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What Should Australia Be Doing in the East China Sea?
September 30, 2016
What Should Australia Be Doing in the East China Sea?
Australia, with close ties to both China and Japan, should help encourage responsible diplomacy.
What Should Australia Be Doing in the East China Sea?
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
Vive La France: DCNS to Build Aussie Submarines
April 26, 2016
Vive La France: DCNS to Build Aussie Submarines
A long process finally comes to an end.
Vive La France: DCNS to Build Aussie Submarines
Whales Again a Diplomatic Issue for Australia-Japan Relations?
December 03, 2015
Whales Again a Diplomatic Issue for Australia-Japan Relations?
Australia is once again at odds with Japan over whaling in the Southern Ocean
Whales Again a Diplomatic Issue for Australia-Japan Relations?
Australia and Japan: The Unknown Unknowns
November 21, 2015
Australia and Japan: The Unknown Unknowns
Australia's submarine decision has significant implications for its strategic relationship with Japan.
Australia and Japan: The Unknown Unknowns
How Will Australia Choose Its Next Submarine Builder?
November 19, 2015
How Will Australia Choose Its Next Submarine Builder?
As France, Germany, and Japan promote their bids, a look at Australia's wishlist for its next submarine class.
How Will Australia Choose Its Next Submarine Builder?
Japan and Asia: Dances with the Dragon
July 31, 2015
Japan and Asia: Dances with the Dragon
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s regional diplomacy has been dominated by Japan’s past and China’s future.
Japan and Asia: Dances with the Dragon
Australia-Japan Talk Closer Military Ties at Pacific Meeting
May 25, 2015
Australia-Japan Talk Closer Military Ties at Pacific Meeting
The two countries plan to facilitate joint military exercises.
Australia-Japan Talk Closer Military Ties at Pacific Meeting
Japan Inc.’s Offshore Gamble
March 07, 2015
Japan Inc.’s Offshore Gamble
The giants of Japan’s service sector are now looking overseas for opportunity.
Japan Inc.’s Offshore Gamble
Majority of Australians Support Neutrality in Hypothetical China-Japan Conflict
January 10, 2015
Majority of Australians Support Neutrality in Hypothetical China-Japan Conflict
Plus, Indian Air Force gets new Su-30s, invading North Korea, Putin and Tea Party conservatives, and more. Links.
Majority of Australians Support Neutrality in Hypothetical China-Japan Conflict
Japan’s Road Warrior Diplomacy
September 25, 2014
Japan’s Road Warrior Diplomacy
Abe’s unrelenting schedule belies a group of allies eager for Japanese participation.
Japan’s Road Warrior Diplomacy
Australia May Buy ‘Off-The-Shelf’ Japanese Subs
September 03, 2014
Australia May Buy ‘Off-The-Shelf’ Japanese Subs
Although a risky sale in Australia, the benefits may be too great for either side to pass up.
Australia May Buy ‘Off-The-Shelf’ Japanese Subs
Australia and Japan’s ‘Special Relationship'
July 09, 2014
Australia and Japan’s ‘Special Relationship'
Abe’s visit looks set to bolster bilateral ties on both the economic and defense fronts.
Australia and Japan’s ‘Special Relationship'
Abe’s Oceania Deals Point to China Tensions
July 07, 2014
Abe’s Oceania Deals Point to China Tensions
The scope, pace and intent of recent agreements suggest an intent to circumvent Beijing.
Abe’s Oceania Deals Point to China Tensions
The Three Pillars of Abe’s Oceania Tour
June 21, 2014
The Three Pillars of Abe’s Oceania Tour
Japan will seek to build on progress in energy, defense and trade with its regional partners next month.
The Three Pillars of Abe’s Oceania Tour
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
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