Australia

Shangri-La Dialogue should address Asia's new strategic order

With China's rise, the challenge for all in Asia is not to try to roll back change but to manage it.

Australia and the Rise of Geoeconomics

In early 2015 a serious disagreement developed in the Australian Cabinet.

China's brazen diplomatic stunt

Danielle Cave calls the actions of the Chinese delegation at the Kimberley Process, a diplomatic stunt.

Different Paths to a Common Goal: Enhancing Canada-Australia Collaboration in Asia

Professor John Blaxland calls for more Canadian- Australian collaboration in Asia

Australia must reshape links with China

Article by Professor Bates Gill & Linda Jakobson features in The Australian saying "a new model of economic engagement is required" for AUS-China economic relations.

Bishop's doctrine of denial is no foreign policy future

Julie Bishop is anxious about Asia. She worries about intensifying economic competition as too many workers in rising economies chase too few consumers elsewhere.

Australia must be dexterous in its ties with Trump's America

Australia must deal now with an inexperienced American leadership inclined to reject expertise. Intelligence chiefs have been removed from the most important decision-making apparatus, the National Security Council, and replaced with ideologues. The potential for grave errors of judgment appears greater than in years.

Dr Amy King receives 2017 Westpac Fellowship & DECRA

Dr Amy King, from the ANU Strategic & Defence Studies Centre (SDSC), is one of four 2017 Westpac Research Fellowship recipients, and was successful because of her ongoing research into China and its involvement in shaping the global economic order.

Trump and Strategic Change in Asia

William T. Tow, ‘Trump and Strategic Change in Asia’, Strategic Insights 113, January 2017: 1-10.

Does it matter who runs our offshore immigration detention centres?

The company that is responsible for running our offshore detention centres where asylum seekers harm themselves every four days could be sold to a Spanish company. Broadspectrum, formally known as Transfield, has been approached for a take-over by Madrid-based Ferrovial​. This bid raises some important questions about how foreign ownership will affect accountability and governance of the detention centres, as well as the treatment of the asylum seekers and refugees within them.

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