Regions / Australia
Australian politicians are discovering the perils of treating their country like a U.S. military base.
Gareth Evans felt a Responsibility to Protect his checkered record.
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.
New leaders in Australia and South Korea could mean a shift in geopolitical weight in Asia.
Australia charts a brand new foreign policy.
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.