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Australia's Pacific Step-Up: More Than Just Talk
February 08, 2019
Australia's Pacific Step-Up: More Than Just Talk
Australia's Pacific outreach is picking up steam.
Australia's Pacific Step-Up: More Than Just Talk
Australia’s Domestic Politics Hamstrings Its Pacific Foreign Policy
September 10, 2018
Australia’s Domestic Politics Hamstrings Its Pacific Foreign Policy
In the Pacific, climate change is an existential threat. Australia’s domestic unease on the issue hinders its foreign policy.
Australia’s Domestic Politics Hamstrings Its Pacific Foreign Policy
Shining a Light on Pacific Island Diplomacy
August 01, 2018
Shining a Light on Pacific Island Diplomacy
Thinking of the Pacific Islands as a bloc obscures the complexity of the individual interests of each nation.
Shining a Light on Pacific Island Diplomacy
China to Gift Hydrographic and Surveillance Vessel to Fiji
July 18, 2018
China to Gift Hydrographic and Surveillance Vessel to Fiji
The transfer marks growing ties between Beijing and Suva.
China to Gift Hydrographic and Surveillance Vessel to Fiji
Australia’s Pacific Island Myopia
July 13, 2018
Australia’s Pacific Island Myopia
Overreacting to China’s presence in the Pacific Islands is actually undermining Australia's image in the region.
Australia’s Pacific Island Myopia
Japan's Pacific Island Push
May 24, 2018
Japan's Pacific Island Push
The Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting provided an opportunity for Japan to respond to Chinese influence in the region.
Japan's Pacific Island Push
A Southern Pacific Base for the Chinese Navy in Vanuatu?
April 10, 2018
A Southern Pacific Base for the Chinese Navy in Vanuatu?
Is China pursuing a naval installation at Vanuatu?
A Southern Pacific Base for the Chinese Navy in Vanuatu?
The Cook Islands Set to Graduate to 'Developed' Nation Status
October 06, 2017
The Cook Islands Set to Graduate to 'Developed' Nation Status
The OECD’s call is a positive achievement for the Pacific island nation, but also presents new challenges.
The Cook Islands Set to Graduate to 'Developed' Nation Status
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
'Small and Far': Pacific Island States Gather at Annual Forum
September 09, 2016
'Small and Far': Pacific Island States Gather at Annual Forum
The 16 states are meeting this week to discuss regional challenges, particularly climate change.
'Small and Far': Pacific Island States Gather at Annual Forum
Divergent Currents: Addressing Armed Violence in the Caribbean and Pacific
July 15, 2016
Divergent Currents: Addressing Armed Violence in the Caribbean and Pacific
The two regions' diverging strategies have lessons for the world.
Divergent Currents: Addressing Armed Violence in the Caribbean and Pacific
The Bear Returns to the South Pacific: Russia Sends Arms to Fiji
April 09, 2016
The Bear Returns to the South Pacific: Russia Sends Arms to Fiji
Could Russian arms shipments to Fiji mark incipient great power competition in the region?
The Bear Returns to the South Pacific: Russia Sends Arms to Fiji
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
The Pacific Nuclear Test Cases
March 12, 2016
The Pacific Nuclear Test Cases
A tiny Pacific Island nation takes on the world’s nuclear powers.
The Pacific Nuclear Test Cases
Snap Elections in Vanuatu After Corruption Scandal in Parliament
January 24, 2016
Snap Elections in Vanuatu After Corruption Scandal in Parliament
After a year of destruction, both physical and political, Vanuatu hopes to move on.
Snap Elections in Vanuatu After Corruption Scandal in Parliament
Climate Change and the Pacific
June 30, 2015
Climate Change and the Pacific
It is likely that countries in the region will become uninhabitable long before they are submerged.
Climate Change and the Pacific
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