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22 December 2016

The year of the close vote: a 50:50 world

The year 2016 is the year of the divided electorate, so close were some of the election outcomes. Deep divisions lurk within voters coming from ostensibly “liberal” political cultures. The trend looks set to continue in the elections that will be fought in dozens of countries in 2017, where the votes could also be divided. Gateway House analyses these results through this infographic

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23 July 2013

The Philippines’ Search for Strategic Partners

Growing tensions in East Asia have compelled Philippines to extend its bilateral ties with regional powers like Japan and Australia to strategic levels.This is being widely perceived as an attempt to keep the risk of military confrontation with China to a bare minimum.

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5 December 2011

Why the New “Emphasis on Asia” in U.S. Policy?

A United States pivoting towards being a 'Pacific Country' means less attention on the Middle East, raised tensions with China and the potential trampling of the economic systems of democratic allies in the region for its own gain with tariffs and trade regulation.

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1 March 2009

Australia’s diplomatic deficit: Reinvesting in our instruments of international policy

A Blue Ribbon Panel was created to review the state of the Australia's instruments of international policy. The report finds that Australia's diplomatic service is overstretched and hollowed out. The finding and recommendation of the report devises ways to improve Australia's diplomatic infrastructure.