Australia Is Having a Strategic Revolution, and It’s All About China
The Australian government has announced a major shift to its regional policy. Will the United States notice in time?
India’s Pivot to Australia
With discussions underway for Canberra to join the Malabar naval exercises, New Delhi hopes to add a new backer in its fight against China
For Sri Lankan Refugees, a Free and Fair Australia Is a Myth
A murder mystery is an indictment of Australia’s draconian immigration policy that has left many legitimate asylum-seekers detained, deported, or dead.
America’s Post-Coronavirus Diplomacy Needs Middle-Powers Alliances
Focusing on China alone would be counterproductive.
U.S. Preparing to Suspend Extradition Treaty With Hong Kong
The looming decision, following China’s imposition of a new security law for the former colony, could be a prelude to even tougher U.S. actions against Beijing.
Facing Trump, Putin, and Xi, London Needs Old Allies for New Ideas
A “C-3” of Canada, Australia, and the U.K. is the right group to stand up to authoritarian aggression.
Attacks on the Press Track a Democratic Backslide
As press freedom declines globally, the United States must reckon with its own diminishment.
Bullied by Beijing, America’s Closest Allies Regret Saying ‘Yes’ to China
China was winning over the innermost circle of U.S. allies. Now it’s driving them away.
Australia Launches Probe Into U.S. Police Violence Against TV Crew
While live on air, a journalist and cameraman were attacked with tear gas along with crowds across from White House.
Indigenous Australians Avert an Outbreak—for Now
When the coronavirus arrived, aboriginal communities sprang into action long before the government. But in light of a neglected health system, can their tenuous successes be maintained?
I Criticized My University’s Ties to the Chinese Government. Now I Face Expulsion.
Australian institutions’ financial ties to China mean ditching values.
U.S. Naval Standoff With China Fails to Reassure Regional Allies
The tense encounter around a Malaysian drillship drew in five navies.
Flying Home During the Pandemic: Expensive, Demanding, and Dangerous
Our author braves closing borders and airport chaos to catch one of the few planes still flying.
Who Needs a Coronavirus Quarantine When You Can Party in Thailand?
Australian universities are so dependent on money from Chinese students that they’re helping them circumvent travel bans and quarantines. The United States shows a better way.
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Australia’s climate denialist media, a pro-independence mandate in Taiwan, and power-sharing returns to Northern Ireland.
Australians Are Ready to Break Out of the Cycle of Climate Change Denial
Catastrophic fires make it hard for media to stick to old narratives.
China’s Reach Tests the Pacific’s Fragile Island Democracies
The United States and Australia must work together to support Pacific states.