Australia’s Geopolitics

In the past two fragments in this series, I began to lay out the interaction between geography and the development of the United States. I want to continue with some other examples. This week, I will focus on the geopolitics of a country that, like the U.S., is fairly young, but that has developed very […]

Drought Hits Australian Wheat Supplies

Australia, normally a net exporter of wheat, has had to import wheat for the first time since 2007.

The World in 2016

Dec. 2, 2015 We look ahead at the major geopolitical developments the world can expect to see in 2016. These include fragmentation in the European Union, as a result of the continuing refugee and financial crises, and a reluctant confrontation between Turkey and the Islamic State.

The Fallout From a Currency Crunch

Checking the pulse of our annual predictions, every two weeks.

The Coral Sea: The Mirror Image of the South China Sea

Australia, like China, is militarizing the waters off its eastern coast.

2017 Forecast: Year-end Report Card

Dec. 21, 2017 It’s time to look back on how we fared this year.

Daily Memo: Taiwan’s Allies, US Interest Rates

All the news worth knowing today.

The World in 2018

Dec. 15, 2017 The dysfunction that will characterize the year has a decade’s worth of momentum behind it.

A Trade War Heats Up

Checking the pulse of our annual predictions, every two weeks.

A Sea Change in the Security of the South Pacific

Small countries have been caught in the current of great power politics.