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Why Has Australia Shifted Back to the Quad?
November 16, 2017
Why Has Australia Shifted Back to the Quad?
Among other things, the Quad gives Australia an opportunity to expand on its underdeveloped relationship with India.
Why Has Australia Shifted Back to the Quad?
France in the Pacific: Growing Strategic Ties With Australia
October 16, 2017
France in the Pacific: Growing Strategic Ties With Australia
Forging closer security ties with France seems to be Australia's best regional hedge against U.S. political instability.
France in the Pacific: Growing Strategic Ties With Australia
5 Hidden Costs of the RCEP to People and Planet
October 12, 2017
5 Hidden Costs of the RCEP to People and Planet
Trade negotiators are meeting next week in South Korea to discuss the RCEP, which could impact billions of lives.
5 Hidden Costs of the RCEP to People and Planet
‘The Nonsense of Witnessing Such Beauty’: Malinowski’s Tryst with Sri Lanka
October 11, 2017
‘The Nonsense of Witnessing Such Beauty’: Malinowski’s Tryst with Sri Lanka
The great ethnographer’s little-known adventures on the way to the Pacific.
‘The Nonsense of Witnessing Such Beauty’: Malinowski’s Tryst with Sri Lanka
Closing The Gap: Asia’s Slow Progress on Equality
October 10, 2017
Closing The Gap: Asia’s Slow Progress on Equality
Gender equality remains a distant pursuit for much of the Asia-Pacific region, despite the economic and social benefits.
Closing The Gap: Asia’s Slow Progress on Equality
A Stronger Australia in Southeast Asia?
October 09, 2017
A Stronger Australia in Southeast Asia?
Concerning regional developments have put Canberra’s role in the spotlight.
A Stronger Australia in Southeast Asia?
Australia Tries to Unlock the Benefits of Proximity with Indonesia
October 05, 2017
Australia Tries to Unlock the Benefits of Proximity with Indonesia
Put simply: Australia has yet to see Indonesia as an opportunity.
Australia Tries to Unlock the Benefits of Proximity with Indonesia
Will Bougainville Hold Its Independence Referendum?
September 28, 2017
Will Bougainville Hold Its Independence Referendum?
The referendum is scheduled for June 2019, but the PNG premier says the criteria to do so have not been met yet.
Will Bougainville Hold Its Independence Referendum?
Australia Just Commissioned Its Deadliest Warship
September 27, 2017
Australia Just Commissioned Its Deadliest Warship
The Royal Australian Navy has commissioned the lead ship of a new class of air warfare destroyers.
Australia Just Commissioned Its Deadliest Warship
MIKTA’s Next Steps
September 27, 2017
MIKTA’s Next Steps
Its members -- Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, Turkey and Australia -- have some shared and some divergent interests.
MIKTA’s Next Steps
Australia to Welcome More Pacific Islanders With New Visa Program
September 14, 2017
Australia to Welcome More Pacific Islanders With New Visa Program
The new Pacific Labor Scheme will allow 2,000 people from Nauru, Kiribati and Tuvalu to work in parts of Australia for up to three years.
Australia to Welcome More Pacific Islanders With New Visa Program
Is It Time Australia Pursued An ‘Independent’ Foreign Policy?
September 12, 2017
Is It Time Australia Pursued An ‘Independent’ Foreign Policy?
If Asia’s future is to be led by China, Australia may need to balance out its U.S.-centric foreign policy.
Is It Time Australia Pursued An ‘Independent’ Foreign Policy?
Australia Settles $70 Million Suit with Detained Asylum Seekers
September 08, 2017
Australia Settles $70 Million Suit with Detained Asylum Seekers
Had the suit gone to court, it would have aired allegations of abuse at Australia’s PNG-based detention facility.
Australia Settles $70 Million Suit with Detained Asylum Seekers
A $50 Billion ‘Breakthrough’ For Timor-Leste?
September 04, 2017
A $50 Billion ‘Breakthrough’ For Timor-Leste?
Australia and Timor-Leste are moving toward an “historic” agreement.
A $50 Billion ‘Breakthrough’ For Timor-Leste?
With the RCEP, Australia Has a Chance to Lead
August 30, 2017
With the RCEP, Australia Has a Chance to Lead
Canberra can pursue its international trade objectives and push for a more open and transparent agreement.
With the RCEP, Australia Has a Chance to Lead
Australia’s China Choice
August 25, 2017
Australia’s China Choice
Whither Australia and its relations with China?
Australia’s China Choice
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