Region-China and North East Asia

China, if you think everyone’s against you, it’s time to reflect

Beijing’s foreign policy has to take into account challenges from both nuclear-armed neighbours and strategic competitors. But it’s time for self reflection on whether ‘wolf warrior’ diplomacy is the best response, says Kai He Read More

Hong Kong: The finishing blow

On the 30th of June, Beijing imposed the new National Security Law on Hong Kong. Rowan Callick shares his insights. Read More

How shared distrust of China Is fueling closer India-Australia relations

Professor Ian Hall, Griffith Asia Institute shares insights on the strengthening of India-Australia Relations Read More

How Xi Jinping is reshaping the world

Rowan Callick shares insights into How Xi Jinping Is Reshaping the World Read More

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Australia commits $270 billion to boost defence capability. CCP's draconian national security law comes into effect in Hong Kong. India bans 59 Chinese apps amid border tensions Read More

Australian Grand Strategy, China and security

As conversation about Australia’s public policy response to Beijing’s increasing antagonism towards the nation continues to evolve, Dr Peter Layton, visiting fellow at the Griffith Asia Institute, has responded to senator Jim Molan’s critique of Dr Layton’s ‘Grand Strategy’ concept. Read More

Designing an Australian grand strategy for China

A grand strategy involves developing and applying national power to improve the relationship our nation has with another. This whole-of-nation activity integrates multiple interests while using diverse forms of power including diplomatic, economic, societal, cyber and military. Dr Peter Layton, Visiting Fellow at Griffith Asia Institute shares insights on an Australian Grand Strategy for China. Read More

China is not an enemy

According to world renowned Sinologist, Emeritus Professor Colin Mackerras AO FAHA, the downward spiral of Australia-China relations is getting near a tipping point towards a Cold War and must be stopped Read More

Belt and Road means big data and facial recognition too

China’s digital technologies for societal control are finding a place in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which aims to grow the Chinese economy through facilitating extensive trade across Eurasia and Africa Read More

India-China: Pressure at altitude

A shocking fight in Galwan Valley leaves India with dangerous choices, while China thinks it has an upper hand. Professor Ian Hall shares his insights. Read More

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