Darwin is now on the front line in managing tensions between Australia’s most important strategic ally and partner and its major trading partner.
David Petraeus argued there's more continuity than change in Donald Trump's foreign policy.
The ball is rolling on the first foreign policy white paper in a decade - and there is much we need to think about.
It is impossible to know for sure what a Trump presidency would be like. But there are sensible reasons to suspect it could be disastrous – not only for the US but also for Australia.