Dr Lavina Lee is a Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Politics and International Relations at Macquarie University, and is a member of the ASPI Council. She is the author of the book US Hegemony and International Legitimacy: Norms Power and Followership in the Wars on Iraq (Routledge, 2010), and has published numerous articles, book chapters and commentary on Indian and US foreign policy, nuclear proliferation, the Quad, and maritime security and strategy in the Indo-Pacific region.
The dangers in Australia’s blissful ignorance about India
It’s far from all bad news. But Australians don’t know that other Asian great power as well as they should.
CommentaryPush India towards the Quad to deter China
A four-country bulwark against Beijing's regional dominance is an idea whose time has come. To make it work, New Delhi must be convinced to join in. Originally published in the…
AnalysesAssessing the Quad: Prospects and Limitations of Quadrilateral Cooperation for Advancing Australia’s Interests
There is growing agreement between Australia, India, Japan and the United States that as China rises in Asia, the rules-based order needs strengthening and defending; but does the…
Method in Trump’s madness on Iran
Getting more out of North Korea may be a good reason behind Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran deal.
Turnbull’s India visit an opportunity to revive the Quad
Even if it was ahead of its time in 2007, the contemporary strategic logic of reviving the Quad is compelling.