Why Russia isn’t about to invade Ukraine soon
Russia is unlikely to soon invade Ukraine as it’s already succeeding in stoking instability and making the US take notice, says University of Melbourne expert
The impact of China on the Australia-US alliance
To understand Sino-Australian relations, we must appreciate the triangular dynamics between Australia, China and the US, says University of Melbourne expert.
Biden’s bid to strengthen global democracy
Can Biden's Summit for Democracy re-energise an alliance of democracies or is it setting up a cold war? A University of Melbourne expert assesses the meeting.
Finding Australia’s new Asia narrative
A University of Melbourne expert says Australia’s challenge post-COVID is finding a new narrative for how it relates to its Asian neighbours, particularly China
Submarines and vaccines: France’s 2022 presidential elections
Why do French elections matter to Australia? Due to France’s commitment in the fraught geo-politics of the Indo-Pacific says a University of Melbourne expert.
US trade policy after Trump
A University of Melbourne expert says even after Joe Biden's election, the politicisation of trade policy will continue – as well as American protectionism.
Australia’s universities need to be free to engage globally
An Australian government veto power on overseas university agreements puts at risk the benefits of international engagement warn University of Melbourne experts
Will the next president restore American leadership in Asia?
Under Trump’s presidency, perceptions of the US in Asia have sunk to historic lows. A University of Melbourne expert asks if the US election could reverse this?
Sports can show Australia’s better face
From the AFL’s Indigenous round to taking the knee, sportspeople can show the better face of Australia to the world, say University of Melbourne experts.
The geopolitics of Antarctica
In 1959, countries around the world came together to establish the Antarctic Treaty; a University of Melbourne expert says it came at a time of frosty politics.