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What Next For ‘Miracle Man’ Morrison?
June 06, 2019
What Next For ‘Miracle Man’ Morrison?
Can Morrison and Australia's Coalition make the most of an unexpected election victory?
What Next For ‘Miracle Man’ Morrison?
China and Taiwan on the Mind as Australia’s Morrison Heads to the Solomon Islands
May 29, 2019
China and Taiwan on the Mind as Australia’s Morrison Heads to the Solomon Islands
Finding a position respectful of Honiara that also maintains Canberra’s strategic desires will require a deft touch.
China and Taiwan on the Mind as Australia’s Morrison Heads to the Solomon Islands
Australia’s Election Delivers Morrison’s Miracle
May 21, 2019
Australia’s Election Delivers Morrison’s Miracle
In a shock upset, the ruling coalition will stay in government under Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
Australia’s Election Delivers Morrison’s Miracle
Australian Prime Minister Predicts Close Election Result
May 17, 2019
Australian Prime Minister Predicts Close Election Result
The odds are in favor of the opposition, but incumbent Scott Morrison remains hopeful.
Australian Prime Minister Predicts Close Election Result
Australia’s Liberal Party Releases National Security Plan Ahead of May Elections
February 21, 2019
Australia’s Liberal Party Releases National Security Plan Ahead of May Elections
The plan broadens the church of national security but it doesn’t provide much clarity.
Australia’s Liberal Party Releases National Security Plan Ahead of May Elections
Australia’s Israel Embassy Decision and the Convergence of Conservative Identity
December 18, 2018
Australia’s Israel Embassy Decision and the Convergence of Conservative Identity
Australia’s foreign policy may be moving into a phase where it is no longer mostly above partisan politics.
Australia’s Israel Embassy Decision and the Convergence of Conservative Identity
Liberal Bloodbath Repels Australian Voters
November 27, 2018
Liberal Bloodbath Repels Australian Voters
The ruling party is already paying the price for its party room coup this summer.
Liberal Bloodbath Repels Australian Voters
Australia: The Morrison Way
November 01, 2018
Australia: The Morrison Way
The summit circuit approaches and Australia’s new prime minister will take his one-man leadership show on the road.
Australia: The Morrison Way
Australia-Indonesia Ties: The Problem of Unnecessary Irritants
October 30, 2018
Australia-Indonesia Ties: The Problem of Unnecessary Irritants
The recent controversy about a potential Israel embassy move is exactly the kind of thing the relationship does not need.
Australia-Indonesia Ties: The Problem of Unnecessary Irritants
Australian Government's Balancing Act Gets a Little Bit Harder
October 24, 2018
Australian Government's Balancing Act Gets a Little Bit Harder
The loss in the Wentworth by-election cost the Morrison government its lower house majority.
Australian Government's Balancing Act Gets a Little Bit Harder
Jakarta and Jerusalem: Australia's Israel Embassy Decision
October 23, 2018
Jakarta and Jerusalem: Australia's Israel Embassy Decision
Australia’s potential Israel embassy policy will impact Australia-Indonesia relations.
Jakarta and Jerusalem: Australia's Israel Embassy Decision
Why Australia's New Government Won't Change Course on China
September 11, 2018
Why Australia's New Government Won't Change Course on China
The new government isn’t likely to change course on its predecessor's efforts to lower the temperature in Australia-China relations.
Why Australia's New Government Won't Change Course on China
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
Polls and Party Room Infighting Undermine the Australian Government
August 31, 2018
Polls and Party Room Infighting Undermine the Australian Government
Australia’s revolving door of prime ministers is a symptom of a weakening political system.
Polls and Party Room Infighting Undermine the Australian Government
What's Causing the Slow Breakdown in US-North Korea Talks?
August 30, 2018
What's Causing the Slow Breakdown in US-North Korea Talks?
The United States and North Korea are at an impasse, two months after the Singapore summit between Trump and Kim.
What's Causing the Slow Breakdown in US-North Korea Talks?
What Happened to Australia’s Liberal Party?
August 29, 2018
What Happened to Australia’s Liberal Party?
The party’s internal meltdown is rooted in the tensions inherent to its liberal and conservative roots.
What Happened to Australia’s Liberal Party?
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