Topic-Politics

Tools for managing complex negotiations

Dr Larry Crump Larry submitted a survey article on the state of practice titled “Tools for managing complex negotiations.” Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 24 June

Tess Newton Cain's weekly bulletin looks at the deferral of the changeover for Secretary General, Kiribati elections overshadowed, 9th COVID-19 case in PNG, trade developments in Solomon Islands and PNG and USP reinstates VC. 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

Principles of Australian grand strategy for China

A cascade of recent events has sharpened the need for Australia to devise a coherent response to China’s growing influence both in the bilateral relationship as well as globally. Peter Layton and John Lee suggest the concept of a grand strategy. Read More

The clash with China is India’s biggest test

Recent clashes with China will present tough choices for Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. Professor Ian Hall, Deputy Director, Research, Griffith Asia Institute shares commentary on the dispute Read More

Activating greater trade and investment between Australia and Pacific island countries

Activating greater trade and investment between Australia and Pacific island countries. Can Australia be a bigger and better market for the Pacific. Read More

Abe’s domestic failings may cost Japan—and the region—dearly

Abe’s domestic failings may cost Japan—and the region—dearly?” article published at The Strategist, written by Griffith Asia Institute adjunct researcher, Professor Michael Heazle Read More

The Pacific Step-up: it’s the way that you do it

"Good relationships have a fragility about them that you just have to accept. That fragility is only countered by authenticity and trust. " says Paul Slater on the Pacific Step-Up and the way in which it is approached. Read More

The importance of gender inclusion in COVID-19 responses

An inclusive response to the #pandemic is the task of both male and female leaders. Inclusive governance is correlated with more effective responses that benefit the whole of society and care for the most vulnerable communities Read More

China’s ‘wolf warriors’ spring from internal problems

In Australia, as in many other countries today, two self-isolating clusters of influencers have emerged that seek to steer dealings with the People’s Republic of… Read More

Social media and democracy in the Philippines
Myanmar's military mindset
One region, one family, one report: Activating trade and investment between Australia and the Pacific islands region
Reflections on press freedom as a pillar of democracy

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