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02 May 2013
Australia needs to invest in anti-submarine. Photo from Department of Defence.

Making waves

Border protection and important trade links with Asia mean that Australia needs a new maritime approach to defence, writes Andrew Carr.

02 May 2013
Joint military operations in the South Pacific may prevent strategic competition between the US and China. Photo by US Pacific Fleet on flickr.

Neighbourhood watch

With China and the US playing great power politics in the South Pacific, Australia needs to keep its eyes firmly on the region, writes JOANNE WALLIS.

02 May 2013
A monument to Korean cooperation outside Kaesong. Photo by gadgetdan on flickr.

Factory won't fracture North and South Korea

Korea's Kaesong industrial complex is not necessarily set to become a thing of the past, says expert.

01 May 2013

Asian migration will help build Australia’s future

By tapping into Asia’s people power and building co-operative structures to manage migration, Australia stands to gain a lot, writes migration expert PETER HUGHES.

01 May 2013
Plastic chopsticks on display in a Japanese store. Photo by grooble on flickr.

Giving chopsticks the chop

Japan will find it hard to swallow Chinese calls for non-disposable chopsticks, reports BELINDA CRANSTON.

01 May 2013
Economic prosperity may not guarantee a bright future for the region. Photo by Stuck in Customs on flickr.

The ties that don't bind

The idea that economic ties in our region will ensure peace should not be taken for granted, writes AMY KING.

29 April 2013
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim. Photo by udeyismail on flickr.

Democracy on the line in Malaysia

This week’s Malaysian election is set to be a battle of ideas and ideologies.

29 April 2013
Photo by druidabruxux on flickr.

Myanmar's golden promise

Myanmar is perfectly placed to take the world by storm if it maintains rapid economic and political transformation, writes PETER DRYSDALE.

29 April 2013
US President Barack Obama. Photo by dborman2 on flickr.

Poised on the nuclear precipice

Barack Obama's historic and optimistic nuclear speech has given way to concern on disarmament and non-proliferation, writes RAMESH THAKUR.

24 April 2013
Mark Lee and Mel Gibson (right) in the film <i>Gallipoli</i>.

Afghanistan story will remain untold

There's a lack of stories and information emerging from Australia's war in Afghanistan, says expert.

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