China

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

William T. Tow, ‘Strategic Dimensions of Energy Competition in Asia’, in Michael Wesley, ed., Energy Security in Asia, Abingdon: Routledge, 2007, pp. 161-73.

Australia-Taiwan Relations: The Evolving Geopolitical Setting

William T. Tow and Chen-Shen Yen, ‘Australia-Taiwan Relations: The Evolving Geopolitical Setting’, Australian Journal of International Affairs, 61(3) 2007: 330-50.

The United States and Asia in 2013: From Primacy to Marginalization?

Published in Asian Survey, 54(1) 2014: 12-21.

Balancing act: Experts warn we can’t stay out of China’s conflicts

Australia faces an increasing challenge as tensions escalate between China and the United States over the Asia-Pacific region.

Political concerns fuel Japanese business pessimism in China

The Japanese business community is increasingly pessimistic about the Japan–China relationship

Australia's China choice?

Professor Hugh White speaks about Australia's relationships with China and the US.

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