Reports that the PM has declined an invitation to be one of four Asia Pacific leaders attending the NATO Leaders’ Summit are concerning and risk weakening key Australian partnerships.


Prime Minister Albanese should be attending the NATO summit to demonstrate Australia’s 100 per cent commitment to the rules-based order, our democratic partners and the defence of Ukraine.


NATO has shown its ambition to strengthen ties with the AP4 and it is unquestionably in Australia’s interests to turn their ambition into an enduring reality.


The commentary from President Macron’s visit to China reinforces why it’s so important to seize security oriented opportunities to maintain European understanding of the strategic challenges in our region.


More than a year on from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is no time to be a no-show. Prime Minister Albanese should not only be at the NATO Summit but he should be attending with a comprehensive, new package of military and humanitarian assistance for Ukraine.