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13 May 2013
East Timor is one of the countries in the region which relies on Australian aid. Photo by Greens MPs on flickr.

Aid cuts will cost Australia

Australia will pay a high price for cuts to overseas aid and our diplomatic corps, warns an ANU expert.

11 May 2013
Anwar Ibrahim. Photo by udeyismail on flickr.

Last stand

Is this latest defeat the end of the road for Anwar Ibrahim, ask Hamish Mcdonald and James Giggacher.

10 May 2013
Pyongyang.

North Korean abuses shouldn’t be sanctioned

Michael Kirby's report into North Korean atrocities should not recommend sanctions: expert

10 May 2013
The Great Wall of China. Photo by Jonathan Corbett on flickr.

Jigsaw jumble

New research shows that in Asia democracy and wealth aren’t natural bedfellows, writes CHERIE PARKES.

09 May 2013
Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Photo by irumge on flickr.

Crossing the line

A Chinese incursion into Indian territory high in the Himalayas could shake up the region’s security order, writes Ian Hall.

08 May 2013
Map of Melanesia.

Defence white paper brings a human touch

White paper's focus on humanitarian assistance and military diplomacy applauded by expert.

08 May 2013
Yusaku Horiuchi. Photo by Belinda Thompson

Students given winning edge

ANU PhD students have been getting one-on-one input into the formative design stages of their work from one of the world’s leading experts in political science.

08 May 2013
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Defence Minister Stephen Smith at the launch of the white paper. Photo courtesy of Prime Minister's Office.

Piecemeal approach to defence

Australia’s latest defence white paper is an exercise in hope, reports Belinda Cranston.

07 May 2013
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim. Photo by didiz rushdi on flickr.

Democracy in Malaysia and Indonesia

Media bias and money politics are undermining Malaysian democracy, writes Edward Aspinall.

07 May 2013
photo by Mark Garten

Silence not golden

Australia's silence following Malaysia's contentious weekend election is worrying, a Southeast Asia expert says.

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