China

Life after the Bangkok blast

The slaughter of innocent people in Bangkok last week was a shocking event. But its immediate political and social implications are probably limited.

Subplots in Thailand’s submarine setback

n June 2015, several announcements suggested that Thailand would acquire three Chinese submarines for 36 billion baht (US$1.03billion). But by mid-July, Thai Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwon stated that the proposal would be deferred and subject to further review.

Saving Face on the Korean Peninsula

Published in East Asia Forum, 5 May 2017.

Australia and the Rise of Geoeconomics

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

Asean’s response to Chinese militarisation in the South China Sea? Keep quiet and carry on

Huong Le Thu says the recent summit demonstrates yet again why sweeping contentious issues such as the South China Sea under the carpet will only doom the grouping to irrelevanc

China's brazen diplomatic stunt

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

Has ASEAN given up on tackling the South China Sea issue?

Huong Le Thu writes that the current consensus suggests that ASEAN given up on tackling the South China Sea issue.

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.

Risk and imagination in the Trump era

Although the Australia-US alliance is a relationship of longstanding mutual benefit, Canberra now needs to take very seriously the possibility of its ally devising plans that are not well matched to the risks the nation now faces, Greg Raymond writes.

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.

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