TESS NEWTON CAIN | A fortnighly summary of recent developments and news in the Pacific region. It covers various topics including the upcoming BRI Forum, Compact negotiations, Vanuatu's new Prime Minister, Pacific tourists caught in Israel violence, Forum Trade Ministers meeting in Fiji, and Tuvalu's new Constitution. Read More
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SEAN JACOBS | An insightful analysis of the recent US-Pacific Island Forum Summit and highlights two important observations. The author effectively discusses the notable absence of the Solomon Islands Prime Minister due to his ties with Beijing and emphasises the need to balance Washington's security concerns with the development priorities of the Pacific Island Countries (PICs). Read More
SEAN JACOBS | 30-MINUTE READ | Contents Download PDF Introduction Crime and the constabulary The problems of a… Read More
SEAN JACOBS | Papua New Guinea (PNG) has “aroused the ire”—in the words of its Opposition Leader—of both Hamas and the Palestinian… Read More
IAN KEMISH AM | In the final instalment of this three-part series, Ian Kemish outlines how a concern to manage international security threats was firmly embedded in Australian national thinking in the early post-federation years, how events since then have served to entrench this view, and why it is important that we change. Read More
IAN KEMISH AM | In this second instalment of a three-post series, Ian Kemish outlines how a public mindset overwhelmingly focused on ‘strategic denial’ developed in Australia through the 19th century. Read More
LEWIS ROTHWELL | This blog post is the first output of a project led by Dr Kirstie Petrou and Dr Tess… Read More