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Obama’s Australia Visit Focuses on Regional Security

President Barack Obama is continuing his Asia-Pacific trip by heading to Australia for a one day state visit with one of America’s five security treaty allies in the region. Although brief, Mr. Obama’s visit is expected to reaffirm strong historical, political and security ties between the United States and Australia. Mr. Obama arrives in Australia […]

BP’s bid to clean up its act dealt blow by revelations in Russia case

BP‘s attempt to rebuild its public image after the worst oil spill in US history has been dealt a blow by court documents showing it was willing to do a major deal with Russian billionaires whom it regarded as “crooks and thugs” to gain access to the country’s vast oil wealth. The damaging allegations have […]

US military to get ‘unfettered access’ to bases in Australia

September 18, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis US military to get ‘unfettered access’ to bases in Australia 14 Sep 2011 Military ties between the US and Australia are set to take the biggest leap forward in 30 years, with defence and security officials from the two countries meeting in San Francisco on Thursday to lay the […]