December, 2017

Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road: A potent symbol of change

At a time when globalisation from the West appears to be in retreat, the Belt and Road Initiative is a potent symbol of the rise… Read More

How deep is Australia’s foreign policy bipartisanship?

In the flurry of commentary about Australia’s latest Foreign Policy White Paper there has been some talk on the apparent bipartisan support that the document… Read More

Free trade with Chinese characteristics: Let the buyer beware

Canada will seek a free trade agreement with China – only the timing is uncertain. Integrating with the world’s largest economy (in purchasing power parity… Read More

Indonesian voting behaviour beyond Jakarta

The recent gubernatorial elections in Jakarta have generated vigorous debate about the state of democracy in Indonesia. Many observers have commented on the rise of … Read More

Establish amazing connections

The Asia Future Fellows program is an annual program designed to offer students from Griffith University and Peking University an opportunity to enrich their studies… Read More

Casting a shadow of doubt on international election monitoring norms

In August 2017, Rwandan President Paul Kagame won re-election with 98.79 percent of the vote. Underlying this landslide victory was a “pattern… Read More

Other peoples’ air power: Air power with Chinese characteristics

Peter Layton’s series on other peoples’ air power has included an examination of Islamic State’s use of unmanned aircraft and the employment of air power in… Read More