Why AUKUS Alarms ASEAN
The bloc is struggling to preserve unity—and can’t decide what to do about the new U.S.-China rivalry.
The Australian Climate Change Paradox, Unpacked
Australia is uniquely vulnerable in a warming world. So why have successive governments refused to act?
AUKUS Is a Short-Term Mess but a Long-Term Win for Australia
The controversial deal puts Canberra on the right side of history.
Turnbull: AUKUS Subs Deal Is an ‘Own Goal’
“If you double-cross people, there is a price to pay,” said former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull about the controversial deal that jilted France.
Don’t Underestimate the AUKUS Rift With France
Paris doesn’t speak for Europe, but it can disrupt transatlantic ties.
Australia Badly Needs Nuclear Submarines
The country’s maritime scope, and China’s rise, makes the AUKUS deal a no brainer.
The AUKUS Dominoes Are Just Starting to Fall
The world’s newest security partnership is a window into how the world works—and the unpredictable places it’s heading.
Sub Snub Has Paris in a Tizzy Over AUKUS
The French are right to be upset—but only about the money, not the strategy.
U.S. Seeking Basing in Australia After Submarine Deal
The Biden administration is hoping to rotate fighters and bombers to the land Down Under.
India Welcomes AUKUS Pact as China Deterrent
The agreement will help New Delhi with its quest for a stable balance of power in the Indo-Pacific.
Australia’s Borders Aren’t Closed for Everyone
Celebrity exemptions are testing the public’s patience.
How the U.S. Learned to Stop Worrying About the Pacific and Love the ‘Indo-Pacific’
The United States has a new lens for its rivalry with China.
As China Rises, Britain and Australia Need Closer Security Ties
Drinking more shiraz isn’t enough to counter Beijing.
Australia Draws a Line on China
Canberra’s had enough of trade embargoes and Chinese grievances—and is ready to draw a line.
Will Australia’s New Defense Minister Play Bad Cop to China?
Peter Dutton stopped the refugee boats. His next job is stopping Beijing’s maritime militia.
Australia Is Under Pressure to Implement Magnitsky-Style Laws
Both Washington and the Australian public want more sanctions on China.