Not the Indo-Pacific: A Melanesian view on strategic competition

PATRICK KAIKU  |  Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare recently affirmed his country’s adherence to the “friend to all, enemy to none” foreign policy ideal. He,… Read More

Fiji is trying to move beyond ‘coup culture’

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  Until a few months ago, Josiah Voreqe “Frank” Bainimarama was the only national leader many young Fijians had ever… Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #47

SOVINDA PO | Cambodia and China will hold military exercises   The Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and China’s People’s Liberation… Read More

Regional Outlook | Environmental politics under authoritarian regimes: experiences from Southeast Asia

SREANG CHHEAT AND MELISSA CURLEY  |  70-MINUTE READ | Contents Download PDF Introduction Conceptual debatesAre we there yet?… Read More

Pacific Outlook Bulletin | 29 March

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |   Pacific responses to AUKUS announcement The recent AUKUS announcement regarding the pathway to nuclear-powered submarines for Australia prompted a… Read More

Pacific Outlook Bulletin | 15 March

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |    Vanuatu comes to grips with cyclone aftermath  Further to the impacts of not one but two cyclones within the… Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #46

SOVINDA PO | The Philippines joins the RCEP   The Philippine Senate ratified the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade… Read More

Getting India right

IAN HALL | Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s visit to India this week comes at a pivotal moment for Australia’s ties with that country. Over… Read More

Ways forward for India and ASEAN in the Indo-Pacific

IAN HALL | India’s relationships with the states and societies of Southeast Asia and with the ASEAN itself have, of course, been transformed… Read More

Pacific Outlook Bulletin | 1 March

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |    Pacific Islands Forum moves on Last week the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Leaders met for a special retreat. Top… Read More


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