Australia

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Old-world Ideas Rule Australia’s Indonesia Dealings

For Australia, creating a long-term relationship with Indonesia that serves Australia’s interests is just part of the broader task of coming to terms with the shift of wealth and power to Australia’s Asian neig...
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Abbott Blacks Out the Media

When Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison recently said he would only be giving one media briefing a week on border protection issues, the alarm bells started ringing. A media blackout on an issue tha...
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Australia’s Massive Spy Apparatus

Australia has to be prepared for a strong backlash across Asia that could damage relations for years to come over revelations in the past week by the German newspaper Der Spiegel and the Sydney Morning Herald, ...