China

Slow-burning China crisis the birth of a new order

Getting on with China now involves a learning curve for Australia as Beijing probes and coerces to test this new strategic environment.

Why China isn't planning to storm Taiwan's beaches

China’s navy has grown dramatically over the past two decades, but with one surprising exception: its amphibious forces.

China’s quest for techno-military supremacy

China’s Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter has officially entered service with the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF).

Don’t Panic: Australia without America

Envisioning Australia in Asia without America may be a controversial thesis to some, but for Hugh White in his latest Quarterly Essay, it is common-sense.

Access Denied: Defending Australia from the north

Access Denied: Defending Australia from the North

Why Turnbull's Asian summit trip was a missed opportunity

Malcolm Turnbull's efforts at APEC and the East Asia Summit went some way towards achieving three foreign policy aims, but failed at a potential fourth, writes Dr Matt Davies

IR academics comment on North Korea's ICBM test

Ben Zala and Feng Zhang voice their analysis of North Korea's latest missile test

Prospects for the Rules-Based Global Order

The two-decade period of United States post-Cold War predominance is now over, and an era of greater multipolarity has begun.

Asian pawns lose out in power play between the US and China

Is there broader deal-making going on in Asia which may or may not relate to the current push by the US and China to rein in North Korea asks Dr Mathew Davies

A ham-fisted hegemon

Despite its economic and military might, China lacks the finesse to shape Asia to its liking

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