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Australia Orders Expulsion of 2 Russian Diplomats Over UK Nerve Agent Assassination Attempt
March 27, 2018
Australia Orders Expulsion of 2 Russian Diplomats Over UK Nerve Agent Assassination Attempt
Australia joins 18 other countries in retaliating against Russia.
Australia Orders Expulsion of 2 Russian Diplomats Over UK Nerve Agent Assassination Attempt
US, Australia, Japan Jointly Challenge China on South China Sea Issue
August 09, 2017
US, Australia, Japan Jointly Challenge China on South China Sea Issue
The three countries jointly called for China and the Philippines to abide by last year's arbitral ruling.
US, Australia, Japan Jointly Challenge China on South China Sea Issue
Calling All Ambassadors: Australia Ponders a New Foreign Policy Path
March 08, 2017
Calling All Ambassadors: Australia Ponders a New Foreign Policy Path
Australia has called all of its current diplomatic heads of mission home to help craft a new foreign policy white paper.
Calling All Ambassadors: Australia Ponders a New Foreign Policy Path
Kevin Rudd Loses UN Bid Early
August 01, 2016
Kevin Rudd Loses UN Bid Early
Australia’s PM Malcolm Turnbull has refused to endorse him.
Kevin Rudd Loses UN Bid Early
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
Kevin Rudd and the UN Secretary General Role
February 07, 2016
Kevin Rudd and the UN Secretary General Role
Could the former Australian prime minister take the top job at the United Nations?
Kevin Rudd and the UN Secretary General Role
Australia’s Unique Position in a Negotiated Political Resolution in Syria
December 14, 2015
Australia’s Unique Position in a Negotiated Political Resolution in Syria
Australia should have a role in a grand negotiated settlement.
Australia’s Unique Position in a Negotiated Political Resolution in Syria
Australia’s Human Rights Doublethink
October 12, 2015
Australia’s Human Rights Doublethink
You can’t preach what you don’t practice. Unless you’re Australia and we’re talking human rights.
Australia’s Human Rights Doublethink
Malcolm Turnbull Defeats Tony Abbott in Leadership Spill
September 15, 2015
Malcolm Turnbull Defeats Tony Abbott in Leadership Spill
And another first-term prime minister is ousted in Australia.
Malcolm Turnbull Defeats Tony Abbott in Leadership Spill
Australia Begins Flights Over Syria
September 14, 2015
Australia Begins Flights Over Syria
Will incoming PM Malcolm Turnbull continue Tony Abbott’s gung-ho policy on Syria?
Australia Begins Flights Over Syria
Australia’s Pending Defense White Paper
August 12, 2015
Australia’s Pending Defense White Paper
Subs, shipbuilding, terrorism and the South China Sea…the next White Paper will make for interesting reading.
Australia’s Pending Defense White Paper
Australia and Indonesia: Business as Usual?
August 10, 2015
Australia and Indonesia: Business as Usual?
The freeze that followed the Bali 9 executions appears to be thawing.
Australia and Indonesia: Business as Usual?
Australia: Kinder, Gentler Counterterrorism?
June 17, 2015
Australia: Kinder, Gentler Counterterrorism?
The Countering Violent Extremism Summit offers a contrast to government rhetoric on terrorism.
Australia: Kinder, Gentler Counterterrorism?
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
Budgets, Diplomacy and Australia’s Foreign Aid
May 24, 2015
Budgets, Diplomacy and Australia’s Foreign Aid
Australian diplomacy is going through an “unsettled period.”
Budgets, Diplomacy and Australia’s Foreign Aid
Indonesia Executions Strain Ties With Australia
April 29, 2015
Indonesia Executions Strain Ties With Australia
Diplomatic blowback begins following the executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran
Indonesia Executions Strain Ties With Australia
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