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Australia Stepping Up
Australia Stepping Up
Australia Takes a Stand in the South China Sea

Australia’s desire to balance its relationship with Beijing and its relationship with the U.S. often makes it more cautious than Washington would like.

Australia Stepping Up
Defense Contractors Compete for Aussies’ Business

Europe is competing with Japan for a lucrative Australian submarine contract. No matter who gets it, China loses.

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What's In a Deal?

Support for the Paris deal is coming from surprising places—Republican lawmakers, corporate America, and the fossil fuel industry.


A new elite initiative to shield itself from accountability.

National Insecurity

The breaches of American security during the past eight years were even worse than we knew.

Europe's War on the Internet

Germany adopts, EU considers, new restrictions on internet speech. But is ideology or protectionism to blame?

One Man; One Vote

As party leader, Erdogan will further guarantee his personal control of the state.

Going Ballistic

North Korea is giving no respite to South Korea’s new pro-engagement president.

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