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University of Canberra Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan and Director of the Institute for Governance & Policy Analysis, Dr Lain Dare discuss the week in politics.
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Scott Morrison has long been regarded as a slippery political player. The imbroglio has further tarnished his personal reputation
Scott Morrison says that we all should ‘move on’ as French criticism of Australia’s actions over the cancelled submarine contract continue to escalate
French President Emmanuel Macron has called ‘pants-on-fire’ to prime minister Scott Morrison over his handling of the cancellation of the submarine deal with France
French President Emmanuel Macron has called Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison a liar on the world stage.
Taiwanese helicopters fly above Taipei rehearsing for a national celebration day, October 5.
Forced to balance traditional alliances with its trade-dependent relationship with China, New Zealand walks a fine diplomatic line over Taiwan.
ASEAN leaders attend a high-level meeting at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta earlier this year.
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Keeping silent is not a strategic option.
Labor continues to show a strong lead in Newspoll, but Resolve shows a markedly different situation, and much may change before the next election.
Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says other countries won’t trust Australia after Scott Morrison deceived the French
The region is already arming at the fastest rate in the world, but China and other nations can be expected to respond to AUKUS by further expanding their militaries.
New Zealand participated in a recent UK-led defence exercise in South East Asia.
With the recent AUKUS agreement increasing tensions in the Indo-Pacific region, the time is right for nuclear-free New Zealand to take a lead.
University of Canberra Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan and University of Canberra Associate Professor Caroline Fisher discuss the week in politics.
The perception in France of a reversal of strategy is in fact a coherent move for Australia, in line with 200 years of Australian diplomatic tradition – for better or worse.
A woman waves a Canadian flag as the frigate HMCS Halifax heads from the harbour in Halifax in January 2021 to start a six-month deployment in the Mediterranean Sea to assist in NATO counter-terrorism patrols.
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Canada’s ‘fireproof house’ defence strategy is causing problems among its allies. When you are convinced you live in a gated community, the pressure to invest in alarms for your home disappears.
With rising vaccination rates and the planned openings, the new year holds plenty of promise. On the other hand, with the unpredictability of COVID, no one can be sure, lease of all Scott Morrison.
While all eyes are on China’s response to the new AUKUS security pact, Russia matters, too. After all, it has its own nuclear submarines that could now be marketed all over the region.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing in December 2017.
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Canada is conspicuously absent from the new security pact signed between the U.S., the U.K. and Australia on China. Is it time for Canada to take a page from the Australian playbook on managing China?
After mishandling its cancellation of the French submarines contract, the Morrison government is making things worse by suggesting the French really must have, or should have, known what was coming.
Word from The Hill: The Furious French and Porter’s fall.
Michelle Grattan discusses politics with politics + society editor, Amanda Dunn