Congress and the Obama administration make clear they have not learned from two decades of failed trade policies and a devastating financial crisis in pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership forward.
Australian politicians are discovering the perils of treating their country like a U.S. military base.
U.S. corporate lobby groups bash Australia for refusing to give foreign investors powerful new rights in the Trans-Pacific trade deal.
Australia is rapidly re-posturing in the face of a militarized East Asia.
Prime Minister Gillard’s call for the abolition of nuclear weapons had its origins in a powerhouse international 2008 commission.
The disarmament movement is poised to make great strides in the next few years. Much may depend on Japan.
New leaders in Australia and South Korea could mean a shift in geopolitical weight in Asia.
Australia charts a brand new foreign policy.
By shooting a crippled spy satellite, the U.S. moved closer to weaponizing space, which could prove cataclysmic.
Bush still balks on global warming, Australia changes its tune, and activists insist on climate justice.
Australia is the capstone of a new, U.S.-constructed security perimeter in the Pacific. As columnist Conn Hallinan explains, the target of this containment strategy is China.