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New Caledonia Votes to Stay With France, For Now
November 06, 2018
New Caledonia Votes to Stay With France, For Now
An interview with Alexandre Dayant on New Caledonia's independence referendum and the future of France in the Pacific.
New Caledonia Votes to Stay With France, For Now
New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea: Large-scale Mines and Local-level Politics
November 29, 2017
New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea: Large-scale Mines and Local-level Politics
A discussion with Colin Filer and Pierre-Yves Le Meur.
New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea: Large-scale Mines and Local-level Politics
French Polynesia at the Chinese Crossroads
September 07, 2017
French Polynesia at the Chinese Crossroads
The islands need to carefully weigh the benefits of Chinese investment with the potential risks.
French Polynesia at the Chinese Crossroads
The French Election in the Pacific
May 03, 2017
The French Election in the Pacific
The outcome of the French presidential election has ramifications for Paris' Pacific territories.
The French Election in the Pacific
A French Pivot to Asia?
May 01, 2017
A French Pivot to Asia?
Though perhaps overlooked, France has long been an Asian power and intends to remain so in the 21st century.
A French Pivot to Asia?
States-in-Waiting: Introducing Your Future Pacific Neighbors
April 05, 2016
States-in-Waiting: Introducing Your Future Pacific Neighbors
The world's newest states are likely to emerge from the Pacific Islands. Why is no one paying attention?
States-in-Waiting: Introducing Your Future Pacific Neighbors
Politics of Polarization in New Caledonia
July 24, 2015
Politics of Polarization in New Caledonia
A fragile political situation could be derailed over a new law.
Politics of Polarization in New Caledonia
New Zealand's Mass Surveillance of Pacific States Exposed
March 06, 2015
New Zealand's Mass Surveillance of Pacific States Exposed
New Zealand's Government Communications Security Bureau conducts mass surveillance of several Pacific states.
New Zealand's Mass Surveillance of Pacific States Exposed
November 15, 2010
New Caledonia’s Unrealized Legacy
New Caledonia’s role in the South Pacific has been largely ignored. But both strategically and economically it could be a key player.
New Caledonia’s Unrealized Legacy
Australia’s Pacific Ambiguity
November 05, 2010
Australia’s Pacific Ambiguity
The Pacific islands are becoming a key factor for nations with strategic interests in Asia. Australia needs to step up its game.
Australia’s Pacific Ambiguity
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