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Advancing China’s South China Sea dominance

In a recent PLA Navy (PLAN) journal article, South Sea Fleet officers declared that China has achieved military supremacy in the South China Sea. This… Read More

Prioritising foreign investment in APEC

Greatly expanded international trade within the Asia-Pacific over recent decades has fuelled regional and world economic growth. APEC members account for over forty per cent… Read More

Defending the liberal order takes more than rhetoric

Julie Bishop’s recent speech in Singapore was out of date and stale. Her remarks exhibited two major and ongoing flaws in the government’s foreign… Read More

America’s new alliance management

The Trump administration has embraced a new, reductionist approach to managing its alliances. James Mattis, on his first visit to Europe as secretary of defence,… Read More

A gendered human rights analysis of Ebola and Zika: locating gender in global health emergencies

Globally gender remains a key factor in differing health outcomes for men and women. This article analyses the particular relevance of gender for debates about… Read More

A strategic focus for Canada-Australia security cooperation in the Asia-Pacific

Canada and Australia are remarkably alike in many areas.  It was no surprise that Prime Minister Stephen Harper in addressing the Australian Parliament in… Read More

Electoral integrity expert joins the Griffith Asia Institute

Dr Ferran Martinez i Coma joined the Griffith Asia Institute in late December 2016 after almost four years working as a Research Associate at the… Read More

Vietnam’s exchange rate policy

This year Vietnam is the host APEC country, convening a series of official meetings that will culminate in the APEC leaders’ forum in November. Vietnam’s… Read More

G20 Engagement and the foreign office

The G20 began as a forum for Finance Ministers and Bank Governors in 1999, but with the addition of the Leaders’ Summits in 2008, the… Read More

The 2 percent NATO benchmark is a red herring

The usefulness of America’s allies was severely questioned during Donald Trump’s election campaign. Allies were presented as costing America a considerable amount and giving little… Read More

Social media and democracy in the Philippines
Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok: A showcase of Russia’s pivot to Asia?
Uptight and uncomfortable
COVID-19 rhetoric and governance in the Philippines

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