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A pre-polling snapshot of Papua New Guinea’s national election: An observer’s insights

TEDDY WINN | Papua New Guineans will go to the polls on 2 July 2022. This will be the tenth time citizens will exercise… Read More

South East Asia snapshot #29

SOVINDA PO | The progress of the 19th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, Asia’s premier defense summit—the Shangri-La… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 15 June

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  Pacific focus at Shangri-La Dialogue A plethora of defence and security folks congregated in Singapore for the first Shangri-La Dialogue since… Read More

The India-Australia bond and its impact on the Indo-Pacific

PETER LAYTON | For several decades, the relationship between Australia and India seemed limited to Commonwealth, cricket and curry. Today however, geostrategic changes, globalisation… Read More

South East Asia snapshot #28

SOVINDA PO | Manila’s stance toward China after the Philippines election Since the proclamation of his victory in the Philippines election in May… Read More

A flare up in China’s deliberate pattern of aggression

PETER LAYTON | It’s time to be alarmed not just alert. On Sunday, Australian Defence Minister Richard Marles revealed a “very dangerous”… Read More

China’s grey-zone activities: Concepts and possible responses

PETER LAYTON | In recent years a new term has thrust itself into the military lexicon.  ‘Grey-zone’ has become verbal shorthand for the type… Read More

Australia-India-Japan trilateral cooperation for strengthening supply chain resilience

SHINO WATANABE | The rise of the minilateral framework has been a defining characteristic of multilateralism in the Indo-Pacific in recent years. The Quadrilateral… Read More

The Pacific Step-up: Drowning not waving

PAUL SLATER | In 1999, tensions between ethnic groups in Solomon Islands were rising. For anyone who cared to notice, there was even a… Read More

Antarctica adrift: Australia’s southern blind spot

ELIZABETH BUCHANAN | When it comes to Antarctica there are four key problems Canberra faces. First, Australia overlooks its southern flank in somewhat of… Read More

Cold war in paradise―Labor’s new diplomacy in the Pacific
Social media and democracy in the Philippines
China’s grey-zone activities: Concepts and possible responses
A pre-polling snapshot of Papua New Guinea’s national election: An observer’s insights