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Joining AUKUS Could Boost New Zealand’s Poor Research and Technology Spending – But at What Cost? By , February 29, 2024
Indonesia to Offer Tax Perks to Companies Investing in Reforestation of Its New Capital City By , February 29, 2024
Australia: When Scott Morrison Met Nemesis By , February 16, 2024
China’s Chip Industry Is Gaining Momentum – It Could Alter the Global Economic and Security Landscape By and , February 14, 2024
North Korea’s Kim Says Will Wipe Out Enemies If They Use Force By , February 14, 2024
Marcos-Duterte Feud a Reflection of the New Cold War. Opposing Views on US and China By , February 14, 2024
The Revenge of White Colonialism Motivates the AUKUS Alliance Against China By , February 13, 2024
US Ambassador to China: “We’re the Leader” of the Indo-Pacific By , February 13, 2024
Following ICJ Ruling, Japan’s Itochu to Sever Ties with Israel’s Elbit By , February 06, 2024
Australia’s First Nations-Palestine Solidarity Based on ‘Common Struggle Against Colonisation’ By , February 01, 2024
US Marines Rush Wonky Amphibious Vehicles to the Pacific By , February 01, 2024
Digest of Inter-Korean Tensions at the Turn of 2024 By , February 01, 2024
Korea’s Court Denies Japan’s State Immunity Again By , January 29, 2024
Philippines Pushing China’s Limits in South China Sea By , January 18, 2024
Japan Resumes Construction on New US Base in Okinawa Despite Local Opposition By , January 12, 2024
Taiwan’s Election on Saturday Will Decide War or No-war in China By , January 11, 2024
Australia Must Support South Africa’s International Court of Justice Case Against Israel By , January 10, 2024
A Merry AUKUS Surprise, Western Australia! By , December 21, 2023
A Conversation with Claudia Junghyun Kim, Author of Base Towns: Local Contestation of the U.S. Military in Korea and Japan By and , December 12, 2023
Accidents of Eccentricity: Israel’s Pacific Hold By , December 11, 2023
US Shapes Philippines into Southeast Asia’s “Ukraine” By , December 07, 2023
Australia’s Actuarial Justice: Released Refugees and Secondary Punishment By , December 07, 2023
Labor Must Bring Refugees to Safety from Indonesia, PNG and Nauru By , December 05, 2023
Sovereignty Surrendered: Subordinating Australia’s Defence Industry By , November 30, 2023
To Bury or Not to Bury: Muslim Migrants and the Politics of Funerary Rights in Contemporary Japan By , November 29, 2023
Rot in the Civil Service: Farewelling Mike Pezzullo By , November 27, 2023
Rigging Avian Ballots: New Zealand’s Bird of the Century Competition By , November 20, 2023
The Politics of Indefinite Detention in Australia By , November 16, 2023
Sexual Violence and Gender Inequality in Japan By , November 15, 2023
Australia Is ‘Deeply Complicit’ in Gaza Genocide By , November 15, 2023
Japan-Philippines Moving Toward US-led Trilateral Alliance By , November 09, 2023
Why the West Is Whitewashing Terrorism in Vietnam and Myanmar By , November 03, 2023
Cultural Cover-Up: The Sydney Opera House Turns 50 By , October 24, 2023
Fukushima Up Close, 13 Years Later By , October 17, 2023
Killing by Algorithm: Australia Lacks Adequate Ethical Restraints. Autonomous Weapons Technologies By , October 04, 2023
U.S. Claims to Central Pacific Flout International Law By , September 29, 2023
Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant’s Radioactive Wastewater. ‘Japan is sending its radioactive waste on a trip around the world’ By , September 22, 2023
Modi’s Trip to Jakarta Is a Geopolitical Event By , September 14, 2023
Japanese Communists Reject Growing Militarism, Propose Framework for Peace in East Asia By and , September 08, 2023
Children in Police Watch Houses: A Nasty Queensland Experiment By , September 08, 2023
Lessons from Japan’s 1923 Great Kantō Earthquake: Spread of Misinformation Would Lead to Violence and Unrest By , September 06, 2023
Wheel Has Come Full Circle in Myanmar By , August 16, 2023
Why Does Australia’s Labor Fear Dissent on AUKUS and Palestine? By , August 16, 2023
South Korean Activists Protest Against Radioactive Fukushima Water Discharge By , August 16, 2023
How Pacific Nations Are Playing US-China Rivalry to Their Advantage By , August 11, 2023
New Zealand’s New Prime Minister Is Making Nice with China By , August 09, 2023
Jakarta Is Alert but Not Alarmed Over the US–PNG Defence Agreement By , August 08, 2023
Blinken Meets ASEAN: Turning Southeast Asia Against China By , August 02, 2023
The Philippines: Amid Threat of Regional War, Socialists Oppose US Militarisation and China’s Bullying By and , July 28, 2023
Mongolia-SpaceX Deal Provokes a Security Stir in China By , July 26, 2023
Congressional Concerns: Stalling Nuclear Submarines for Australia By , July 24, 2023
Arming Taiwan Is an Insane Provocation By , July 21, 2023
Singapore Under the Pandemic: The Normalisation of Digital Authoritarianism By , July 14, 2023
Dumping Doubts: Releasing Fukushima’s Waste Water By , July 13, 2023
The Robodebt Rogues Gallery By , July 10, 2023
Despite Warnings, IAEA Approves Japan Release Plan for Contaminated Fukushima Water By , July 06, 2023
US Military Gets ‘Unimpeded Access’ in Papua New Guinea Under New Deal By , June 16, 2023
Philippine Lawmakers Demand US Pays for Bases to Fund Cash-strapped Military Pension Scheme By , June 16, 2023
Questioning the Quad’s Rhetoric By , June 16, 2023
Asia-Pacific Is Where China-Russia “No Limits” Partnership Will be Put to Test By , June 16, 2023
Japan’s Drive for Military Greatness in the Lengthening Shadow of US-China Confrontation By , June 14, 2023
Queensland Labor Delegates Vote Against AUKUS By , June 08, 2023
Labor Rushes Through a Bill to Exempt AUKUS Nuclear Submarines from Environmental Protections By , May 24, 2023
NATO Is Creeping Into Asia, Warns North Korea By , May 18, 2023
The Kerala Story: When Cinema Becomes the Tool to Spread Hate By , May 05, 2023
Ten Strategies to Stop a War in the Asia-Pacific By , May 05, 2023
How the New Zealand Cabinet Learned to Stop Worrying About the Bomb and Love NATO By , April 26, 2023
China’s Exports Shifting From West to Global South By , April 26, 2023
Politicians and the Anzac Tradition: A Story of Manipulation and Mythology By , April 26, 2023
The Death of Over a Thousand Garment Workers in Bangladesh By , April 24, 2023
Japan Signals an Attitude Shift to the Growing Power of the Global South By , April 19, 2023
China’s Nuclear Supercarrier Vision Coming Into View By , April 18, 2023
‘A War Crime’: Myanmar Airstrikes on Junta Opponents Kill at Least 30 Children By , April 12, 2023
The Philippines as Springboard for US War on China By , April 07, 2023
Taiwan Leader Set to Meet US House Speaker Despite China Warning By , April 06, 2023
Philippines Announces Locations of Four New US Bases By , April 04, 2023
Punjab: Democracy Under Siege? By , March 29, 2023
Build the Movement to Oppose AUKUS Nuclear Submarines By , March 29, 2023
Video: Strength of New Multipolar World Alliances. Future of Taiwan & NATO Mission in Asia By and , March 29, 2023
As Crop-raiding Animals Reach an All-time High, Food-crisis Hit Sri Lanka Looks for Solutions By , March 22, 2023