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What is Australia’s plan B for China?
Commentary
What is Australia’s plan B for China?
The US may not win, and China may not be easily appeased either. We need more eggs in more baskets. Originally published in the Australian Financial Review.
Xi's tech crackdown preserves socialism with Chinese characteristics
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Xi's tech crackdown preserves socialism with Chinese characteristics
Protecting foreign investors has never been a top priority. Originally published in Nikkei Asia Review   Richard McGregor
Reports
Expanding Horizons: Indonesia's Regional Engagement in the Indo-Pacific Era
Lowy Institute Non-resident Fellow Matthew Busch contributed a chapter on the political economy of Indonesia’s natural resource wealth to this Perth US Asia Centre Report. …
Commentary
With China or without?
Originally published in Nikkei Asian Review Richard McGregor
The other North Korea question: How important is the Korean Peninsula to the US?
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The other North Korea question: How important is the Korean Peninsula to the US?
Historians may come to see North Korea’s nuclear-armed ballistic missiles as the trigger that unravels America’s strategic leadership of Asia. Originally published in the…
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What key players want from Trump–Kim talks (and what they’ll get)
Originally published in the South China Morning Post. Euan Graham
Commentary
ASEAN summit is diplomatic coup for Australia
Originally published in Australian Financial Review Aaron L Connelly
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Xi Jinping must defuse China's debt bomb
Originally published in Australian Financial Review. Richard McGregor
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Xi Jinping’s ideological ambitions
World communism isn’t Beijing’s goal, but it is encouraging the spread of authoritarianism. Originally published in The Wall Street Journal. Richard McGregor