China

A ham-fisted hegemon

Despite its economic and military might, China lacks the finesse to shape Asia to its liking

China and international security: A dialogue with distinguished Chinese scholars

A public forum organised by the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, ANU featuring

Bates Gill (2017): China’s future under Xi Jinping: challenges ahead, Political Science

No development in international politics is attracting as much attention as the emergence of China as a great power. But many questions and uncertainties attend China’s rise.

Playing by the global rules

Greg Raymond discussed the term 'Rule-based global order'.

Facing reality in the South China Sea

Iain Henry and Greg Raymond say that the news that China has placed surface-to-air missiles on Woody Island, part of the disputed Paracel Islands group in the South China Sea, will surprise many observers.

Wave of rhetoric on South China Sea sets dangerous tone

As China island-hops its way across the South China Sea, should Australia be concerned about Beijing's land reclamation activities?

Shangri-La Dialogue should address Asia's new strategic order

With China's rise, the challenge for all in Asia is not to try to roll back change but to manage it.

Life after the Bangkok blast

The slaughter of innocent people in Bangkok last week was a shocking event. But its immediate political and social implications are probably limited.

Subplots in Thailand’s submarine setback

n June 2015, several announcements suggested that Thailand would acquire three Chinese submarines for 36 billion baht (US$1.03billion). But by mid-July, Thai Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwon stated that the proposal would be deferred and subject to further review.

Australia and the Rise of Geoeconomics

In early 2015 a serious disagreement developed in the Australian Cabinet.

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