Region | China and Northeast Asia

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View our expert commentary and informed analysis on the latest developments in Northeast Asia, including China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, North Korea, Mongolia and Hong Kong.

Tourism Confucius Institute international symposium – Governance in contemporary China

The Tourism Confucius Institute at Griffith University held an international symposium on 29 March 2016. The theme of the International Symposium was “Governance in Contemporary… Read More

America’s air supremacy Is fading fast

PETER LAYTON | American air supremacy is in a bear market of long-term decline with no end in sight. The RAND Corporation recently determined:… Read More

The third age of Australian Defence White Papers continues

PETER LAYTON | There’s always a certain anticlimax when the latest Defence White Paper is released. The once-feverish anticipation eases as firm plans are set… Read More

North Korea’s nuclear agenda challenges US engagement in Asia

So far this year, North Korea has tested its fourth nuclear device, launched yet another thinly veiled intercontinental ballistic missile test and stepped up threats… Read More

How bold is Abe’s security policy?

Ever since Mr Abe became the prime minister, his plans to reform Japan’s security policy and to include a change of the Constitution have been… Read More

Q&A Panel Event: Australia-Japan security relations in a changing region

A close security relationship between Australia and Japan can extend the bi-lateral relationship in important ways, and also contribute to stability and cooperation within the… Read More

South China Sea: Beijing is winning, but here’s how to retake the initiative

China is once again causing concern in the South China Sea, this time by moving surface-to-air missiles to the Paracel Islands. Over several years, this… Read More

Contested air superiority returns to the Asia-Pacific

PETER LAYTON | In a previous century the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) did not always fly technologically advanced aircraft that gave it uncontested regional… Read More

GAI welcomes second visiting fellow from China

Visiting fellow Xiaotong Huang joined the Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) in September 2015. Her major research area is International Relations, with a focus on the… Read More

GAI welcomes its latest visiting fellow

The Griffith Asia Institute welcomes its latest visiting fellow, Professor Zhou Li from the School of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development at Renmin University of… Read More


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