regional security

Jakarta pressures Julie Bishop on Papua

Indonesia has asked Australia to caution its Pacific Island neighbours against interfering in the West Papua issue and to urge them to withdraw support for West Papuan membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group, warning that the issue could pose a “stumbling block” to closer ­bilateral ties.

Asia Pacific: stability and strategic transformation?

The Asia Pacific continues to risk its most precious asset: the confident expectation that the region can preserve order and stability while managing a strategic transformation of historic proportions.

Updated:  23 March 2016/Responsible Officer:  Su-Ann Tan/Page Contact:  CAP Web Team