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  • 21 Aug 2017 17:08

    Wolf Warrior II: Chinese exceptionalism is box office gold

    The film reflects the increasingly widespread view in China that it has thrown off the shackles of a century of humiliation and emerged as a power equal to - if not better than - its Western counterparts.

  • 21 Aug 2017 14:33

    India feeling the heat on Belt and Road

    A growing political-military nexus between China and Pakistan, as currently seems likely, will further aggravate security competition with India.

  • 21 Aug 2017 12:12

    O Canada! Australia's best hope in the global IP struggle

    Australia's best hope is that Canada, which shares our position as a major net user of IP, will work hard in the NAFTA negotiations to defend our common interests.

Uncharted waters: the US alliance in Australia's new era of strategic uncertainty

The rise of China and India is reshaping the economic, political and security contours of Australia's region. Many of the consequences are beneficial, but there are also significant downsides. For more than 60 years Australia and its Asian neighbours have thrived in an open and relatively stable regional order underpinned by unchallenged US power. But the era of uncontested American dominance in Asia is coming to an end. In Melbourne on 22 Juy, as the ANZUS Treaty nears its own 60th anniversary, Andrew Shearer, Director of Studies at the Lowy Institute, examined the future of the alliance in a more uncertain world.

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