Australia

Australia's China choice?

Professor Hugh White speaks about Australia's relationships with China and the US.

Australian strategy has a TINA problem

In 1983 Bob Hawke and his new Treasurer Paul Keating came to office promising to resist radical changes to Australia’s economic system. Hawke’s election pitch had recognised the economy was in bad shape, but he wanted to solve its problems by doing the same things Labor always liked doing: emphasising cooperation and boosting public investment in infrastructure and industry.

Counter-terrorism expert Clive Williams fears terrorists could plant bomb on Australian-bound plane from South East Asia

As fears grow of another possible terrorist attack in Europe, security experts warn that Australians should be more worried about the risks closer to home.

Dr John Blaxland warns against Australia sending troops into Syria

As France launched a second round of air strikes against Islamic State in Syria, one of Australia’s leading defence experts has warned against deploying Aussie troops on the ground.

Sea folly and US-China relations

After months of increasing concerns about China's land reclamation in the South China Sea, going back to at least May, the United States decision to conduct

We asked an expert why Australia has stopped bombing Syria

It was revealed earlier this week that Australian forces haven't flown a mission in Syria since the Russians arrived.

Reflections on East Timor

A new book on Australia’s involvement in East Timor offers a multitude of views on the 1999 intervention.

Friends and neighbours

A new publication discusses strengthening the Australia-Japan-US security relationship.

Australia-Indonesia relations: More than just management

Professor Hugh White discusses Australia’s turbulent relationship with Indonesia.

Chinese expansion calls for firm challenge

Paul Dibb on Australia's right to take action on South China Sea dispute

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