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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

Time for a shield wall?

Turning to a ballistic missile defence system as a way of protecting Australia from a North Korean attack is a bad idea that should never get off the ground, Benjamin Zala writes.

Trump is not serious about dealing with North Korea

Hugh White writes about why he thinks the war on the Korean Peninsula is very unlikely.

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.

What’s wrong with the United States’ Southeast Asian allies?

What’s wrong with the United States’ Southeast Asian allies?

Australia's China choice?

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

Bringing Legitimacy Back in to Neo-Weberian State Theory and International Relations

Leonard Seabrooke, ‘Bringing Legitimacy Back in to Neo-Weberian State Theory and International Relations’, IR Working Paper 2002/6, Canberra: Department of International Relations,

Hegemony, Not Anarchy: Why China and Japan Are Not Balancing US Unipolar Power

Peter Van Ness, ‘Hegemony, Not Anarchy: Why China and Japan Are Not Balancing US Unipolar Power’, IR Working Paper 2001/04, Canberra: Department of International Relations, Researc

Why the Six Party Talks Should Succeed

Published in Asian Perspective, 29(2) 2005: 231-46.

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