Ending maritime patrols in waters near China may be a necessary compromise with Beijing’s rising power.
Anthony Albanese will be on the international road again next week. He’ll be at the NATO summit in Madrid, where they will discuss Ukraine, China and climate change.
Australians should accept that Pacific island countries will engage with other countries, and instead recognise the gaps in our defence, development and diplomatic relationships with the region.
Michelle Grattan discusses politics with politics + society editor, Amanda Dunn
At this week’s meetings, Japan and India will be looking for signs that Australia is serious about Asia. The US will be reviewing its expectations about its AUKUS partner.
Michelle Grattan speaks with former Australian ambassador to the United States Joe Hockey about his new memoir titled Diplomatic
The G20 summit can show how Indonesia can contribute to peace by becoming a mediator between the two parties.
Named after a tax expert who died in police custody after uncovering fraud by Russian officials, Magnitsky sanctions target individuals accused of human rights violations.
Australia has made some progress in gender equality in the diplomatic and security sectors, but a new index shows work remains to be done.
Four years of ‘America First’ has seen the US retreat from the world. But as a scholar of international relations explains, Biden could return Washington to the role of a more moral global leader.
The proposed bill represents a massive over-reach that will do far more harm than good.
The Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft threatens to radically realign the politics of US national security.
If the US makes good on the president’s threat, Iran’s heritage won’t be the only thing damaged. Washington’s reputation would also take a hit.
New research shows that funding for DFAT has hit a new low of 1.3% of the federal budget. Scaling back has a real effect on Australia’s influence around the world.
Australia must develop the intellectual acumen to see the world through China’s leaders’ eyes to manage the relationship on its own terms.
Cyclone Idai showed just how unprepared SADC is to respond to major natural disasters.
Attacking Erdoğan’s original comments, Morrison told a news conference they were “highly offensive to Australians and highly reckless in this very sensitive environment”.
Whoever forms the next government should increase investment in foreign affairs and trade, finding ways to make Australia more prominent in global dispute resolution.
Morrison announced a compromise position that recognises West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital but does not move Australia’s embassy there until a peace settlement determines Jerusalem’s final status.
The Liberals this week are shell-shocked and unnerved after the Victorian rout and both the fact and implications of Banks’ desertion.