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The World Trade Organization: An Optimistic Pre-mortem in Hopes of Resurrection
Analyses
The World Trade Organization: An Optimistic Pre-mortem in Hopes of Resurrection
At a time when stability and predictability are needed most, the body at the heart of the rules-based trading system — the World Trade Organization — is reeling from far more than…
The Director's Chair: Fiona Hill reflects on her journey from Bishop Auckland to the White House
Podcasts
The Director's Chair: Fiona Hill reflects on her journey from Bishop Auckland to the White House
In this episode of The Director’s Chair, Michael Fullilove speaks with Brookings Institution scholar, and former Russia adviser to President Donald Trump, Dr Fiona Hill.
Commentary
For all its bluster, China knows Australia isn't merely doing the bidding of the US
There are signs that Beijing recognises Australia’s positions on Hong Kong, Taiwan and Xinjiang are based on its own interests. Originally published in The Guardian.
Commentary
Beijing hard-liners kick against Xi Jinping's wolf warrior diplomacy
Foreign policy hawks concede that current strategy is winning China no new friends. Originally published in the Nikkei Asian Review. 
Commentary
Western liberalism’s crisis is self-inflicted
Originally published in The Australian.
Global Order in the Shadow of the Coronavirus: China, Russia and the West
Analyses
Global Order in the Shadow of the Coronavirus: China, Russia and the West
It’s time to rethink global governance and its priorities
Commentary
Pompeo’s Surreal Speech on China
An ideological struggle is under way between Beijing and free societies, and the Trump administration is on the wrong side. Originally published in The Atlantic.
Commentary
Why Australia hasn't given up on a rules-based world order
Putting 'negative globalism' talk aside, strategic shocks are forcing Canberra to think about an international system that can protect sovereignty and prevent great power conflict…
Commentary
Who’s afraid of China’s big bad wolf warriors?
Originally published in The Australian.