Policy Briefs | 17 January 2007

China and Taiwan in the South Pacific: diplomatic chess versus Pacific political rugby

In this Lowy Institute Policy Brief, Graeme Dobell looks at how the competition for diplomatic recognition between China and Taiwan is destabilising Island states and undermining Australia's interests in the region.

Graeme Dobell

  • Graeme Dobell

In this Lowy Institute Policy Brief, Graeme Dobell looks at how the competition for diplomatic recognition between China and Taiwan is destabilising Island states and undermining Australia's interests in the region.

Graeme Dobell

  • Graeme Dobell
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Executive Summary

Graeme Dobell is one of the ABC's most experienced reporters of Asia Pacific affairs. He is now the Foreign Affairs & Defence Correspondent for Radio Australia.

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