May 04, 2022
What Do China and Solomon Islands Get From Their Security Pact?
By Denghua Zhang, Lincy Pendeverana, and Walter Diamana
A look at China’s goals and the domestic politics of the deal in the Solomons.
April 05, 2022
The China-Solomon Islands Security Deal Changes Everything
By Patricia O’Brien
The security pact is set to ratchet up the strategic tensions both in the Solomon Islands and in the wider Indo-Pacific.
November 29, 2021
Foreign Intervention Complicates Solomon Islands Unrest
By Cleo Paskal
The problem was sparked by perceived CCP interference. It can’t be solved by Australia taking a similarly heavy hand.
November 26, 2021
Violent Protests Unsettle Solomon Islands
By Joshua Mcdonald
The protests began on Wednesday, when hundreds of protestors marched on the parliamentary precinct in the capital Honiara.
November 20, 2020
After Criticisms, the Solomon Islands Proposes Facebook Ban
By Edward Cavanough
The proposal follows a wave of online criticism of the Sogavare government, from its COVID-19 stimulus rollout to its relationship with China.
February 28, 2015
Can the Solomon Islands Reform?
By Sally Andrews
Under a new coalition government, the Pacific state has a chance to adopt much-needed reforms.