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Li’s visit has not answered the central conundrum of Australian foreign and security policy, but it has provided an opportunity to get the measure of Chinese thinking at a senior level.
Just when the Western world had absorbed the shock of a truck attack in Berlin in December that claimed 12 lives, it is reminded again of the dangers of “lone-wolf” attacks inspired by Islamic State (IS…
While US officials have consistently maintained that American military domination is essential, a resurgent Russia poses challenges.
The US alliance will remain the cornerstone of Australian security, but regional partnerships will become more important and exploitable - sentimental ties aside.
After the extraordinary attention accorded to the visit to Australia by the leader of a country whose economic importance to us is limited – if prospective – it might not be a bad idea to put all this…
In its valid claims to be regarded as a country that respects the rule of law, Israel is now at risk of demeaning that reputation.
Bernardi’s defection from the Liberal Party this week is less important in itself than what it says about a wider trend towards a fracturing of Australian politics.
Let us turn to Shakespeare for guidance to describe the predicament in which Australia’s prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, finds himself in his interactions with a bullying American president, damned if…
Policymakers need to think outside the narrow confines of what has been regarded as “America first" policy postures that have dictated Australia’s foreign policy choices.
As the Trump era begins, Australian are having an overdue debate about the need for greater self-reliance at a time when American power may be receding.