Shahar Hameiri is Associate Professor of International Politics and Australian Research Council Future Fellow in the School of Political Science and International Studies, University of Queensland. He tweets @ShaharHameiri.
Learning the right lessons from Australia’s Covid response
The pandemic measures that took us from lucky country to locked-up country have their roots in 1980s neoliberalism.
Australia and Digicel: Hands-off no more?
Financing the takeover of a Pacific telco firm amounts to a marked shift in the government’s industrial philosophy.
Debunking the myth of China’s “debt-trap diplomacy”
Never attribute to malice what can be explained by incompetence.
Covid-19: Why did global health governance fail?
Despite the existence of a “World Health Organization”, very limited collective capacity had developed previously.
China’s Pacific presence improves Australian aid
A funding shift towards infrastructure building, caused by Chinese competition, is welcome and well overdue.