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Is a ‘Grand Bargain’ the Way Forward in Northeast Asia?

As strategic efforts are defined in part by their ultimate “big picture” goals, Evelyn Goh addresses the question of what the endpoint should be for strategic diplomacy in Northeast Asia.

Taiwan’s Place in Northeast Asia’s Memory Contests: Can Strategic Diplomacy Help?

Amy King offers a refreshing new angle on the difficult problem of historical memory disputes by unpacking the “memory politics” of an under-studied Northeast Asian case, Taiwan, and by examining h

The bully or the deal maker- which Donald Trump will Australia get?

With outgoing leader Barack Obama's "pivot" to Asia appearing ever more threadbare, the question Australia and Asia's policymakers are asking is whether Trump can shift from isolationist and America-first rhetoric to securing opportunities for growth, trade and partnerships in the world's fastest growing region.

A global role smashed by US voters

Now we know. For 20 years Australians have been happy to assume that America had the strength and resolve to remain the world's leading power. In particular, our leaders have assured us that we can rely on America's power and judgment to manage China's rise, to keep Asia stable and Australia safe. But now we know that America is not the country we thought it was.

Philippines’ China swing muddies the Western Pacific

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s shift towards Beijing has allowed China to appear as a magnanimous power in the region while potentially making it harder for the US to stop nuclear-armed Chinese submarines breaking out into the Western Pacific in a crisis, analysts have warned.

Does China get what it wants in East Asia?

Does China get what it wants in East Asia?

China mourns Thai king's passing

Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella, who read President Duterte's statement, said the late King Bhumibol was "not only the world's longest reigning monarch but also the guiding hand behind the emergence of Thailand as one of the most progressive countries in the whole of Asia".

Strategic Dimensions of Energy Competition in Asia

Published in Michael Wesley, ed., Energy Security in Asia, Abingdon: Routledge, 2007, pp. 161-73.

Australia-Taiwan Relations: The Evolving Geopolitical Setting

Published in Australian Journal of International Affairs, 61(3) 2007: 330-50.

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