The next Australian government should develop a comprehensive policy on human rights in the Asia-Pacific. In the first of two posts on Australia and the region, Phil Lynch maps out the priorities
Ben Eltham says that while we may have a new defence minister in John Faulkner, our thinking about defence is stuck in a bygone era
Both sides are refusing to acknowledge that we will soon be faced with some very difficult strategic foreign policy challenges, writes Ben Eltham in Online Opinion.
We need to look beyond the economic argument for enriching uranium, argues Marko Beljac, and consider the implications for nuclear non-proliferation and regional stability
Australia’s defence policy think tank is serving tax-payers poorly. It’s time for a strategic rethink, argues Ben Eltham.
Recognition of culture, stronger regional relationships and leadership by example can make Australia’s engagement in the Pacific more effective, writes Michael Dillon.