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Korean Peninsula in Crisis: What can Australia do?

The Korean flashpoint stands at a potentially dangerous tipping point. The chances of conflict here are the greatest they have been since the Korean War of 1950-53, with respected experts putting them as high as 50 percent. Yet the recent Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea appears to have created a potential diplomatic opening in this deepening crisis.

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

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

Are China and the US Falling Into the Thucydides Trap?

Peter Van Ness, ‘Are China and the US Falling into the Thucydides Trap?’ East Asia Forum, 17 August 2017.

Debating the Quad

In this Centre of Gravity paper, six of Australia’s leading scholars and policy experts debate Australian participation in the ‘Australia-India-Japan-United States consultations on the Indo-Pacific

Chinese Thinking on the South China Sea and the Future of Regional Security

Feng Zhang, ‘Chinese Thinking on the South China Sea and the Future of Regional Security’, Political Science Quarterly, 132(3) 2017: 435-66.

DP2017/7 Getting In: College Choice for Pacific Islander High School Football Players

Pacific Islander (PI) communities are underrepresented in US higher education, and hold bachelor’s degrees at rates lower than the national rate (US Census 2012).

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.

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