Analyses | 22 January 2009

Squaring the triangle: an Australian perspective on Asian security minilateralism

In a paper published by the US National Bureau of Asian Research, International Security Program Director Rory Medcalf identifies Australia’s criteria for taking part in 'minilateral' cooperative security talks and arrangements in Asia. He applies these criteria to help explain the durability of the Trilateral Strategic Dialogue with Japan and the United States, as well as the short-lived experiment in a quadrilateral dialogue involving India.Rory Medcalf

  • Rory Medcalf

In a paper published by the US National Bureau of Asian Research, International Security Program Director Rory Medcalf identifies Australia’s criteria for taking part in 'minilateral' cooperative security talks and arrangements in Asia. He applies these criteria to help explain the durability of the Trilateral Strategic Dialogue with Japan and the United States, as well as the short-lived experiment in a quadrilateral dialogue involving India.Rory Medcalf

  • Rory Medcalf