Posts by Jillaine Moriarty

Fair go mate: The changing language and practice of Australian values diplomacy in times of uncertainty and risk

Recent government statements suggesting that Australia’s national identity is grounded in liberal values goes beyond both the parochial and the alliance frameworks of earlier values… Read More

What a waste: The G20 and the plastic problem

More plastic waste is choking the world’s oceans yet despite global declarations and commitments, nothing much is done. The recent G20 energy… Read More

How mateship made way for freedom, democracy and rule of law

Australia’s diplomatic language has evolved during a period of instability and risk, but is practice following? Read More

Asia Future Fellows nurture Australia–China relationship

Last week, 12 Griffith University students and 8 Peking University students spent time in Brisbane participating in a range of activities for Asia Future Fellows… Read More

Regional wrap

The past fortnight would be best described as surreal and bizarre; surreal because one witnessed leaders of countries seemingly hostile to each other dining nonchalantly… Read More

One small step for a President, one giant leap for Pyongyang

Trump’s unexpected gesture may have been the only way to get talks back on track. US President Donald Trump has found a gesture that could… Read More

At the G20, a focus on sideshow diplomacy and photo opps, with limited material gains

What a weekend it’s been: global leadership, diplomacy and theatrics, all at play on the world stage. US President Donald Trump – never one to… Read More

Asia Future Fellows – Brisbane program 2019

The annual Asia Future Fellows Program is a Griffith and Peking University global exchange initiative designed exclusively for undergraduate students where a select group of… Read More

No longer in a cleft stick: India and Australia in the Indo-Pacific

India has assumed far greater prominence in Australian strategic thinking in recent times, as a potential economic and political counterweight to China. While Australia’s Indo-Pacific… Read More

Beyond ‘balancing’: alternative US grand strategies for dealing with China and Russia

It’s time to start paying attention. The US–China spat is doubling down. The hardline speeches given by Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe and… Read More

Good neighbours? Supporting countries of the Pacific in meeting COVID-19 challenges
A competitive post-carbon world
COVID-19 and Solomon Islands: How is the economy holding up?
Yes government debt is cheap, but that doesn’t mean it comes risk-free

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