Why Australia should have joined the AIIB last November

If Australia is serious about infrastructure then it should have signed up to the Chinese bank months ago.

Why China won’t dominate Asia

Economic downturns, empty cities and a lack of strategic influence - China's challenges are almost insurmountable.

The New US Strategy towards Asia: Adapting to the American Pivot

Barack Obama's "rebalancing" or "pivot" strategy, intended to demonstrate continued US commitment to the Asia-Pacific region in a variety of military, econom

China's Foreign Policy

China's inexorable rise as a major world power is one of the defining features of the contemporary political landscape.

The 'English School' in China: A Story of How Ideas Travel and are Transplanted

International Relations (IR) as an academic discipline in China has just grown out of its teens.

The PRC's Quest for Great Power Status: A Long and Winding Road

This paper uses the foreign policy outcomes of China’s fifteenth party congress to examine China’s potential as a great power in the long term.

Island Disputes in Northeast Asia

Although focus of less attention that the island disputes in the South China Sea, conflicts over disputed islands in Northeast Asia also have the potential f

New Approaches to Human Security in the Asia-Pacific: China, Japan and Australia

This volume offers a distinctly Asia-Pacific-oriented perspective to human security.

Cultures of Humanitarianism: Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific

Miwa Hirono and Jacinta O'Hagan, eds, 'Cultures of Humanitarianism: Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific', Keynotes 11, Canberra: Department of International Relations, School of International

The China-Japan Relationship and Asia-Pacific Regional Security

The relationship between China and Japan is important but not trouble-free for both countries.


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