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Donald Trump's Asian tour
Commentary
Donald Trump's Asian tour
Asian leaders will be watching Trump for reassurance that the US will be a democratic ally in the Indo-Pacific. Originally published in the Australian Financial Review (Photo:…
Autopilot: East Asia policy under Trump
Analyses
Autopilot: East Asia policy under Trump
Donald Trump has put US policy in East Asia on autopilot. But that could leave the United States far off course — and in a crisis, Trump will be required to fly the plane. Aaron…
Commentary
Uncertain future for China's state capitalism
Originally published in the Nikkei Asian Review.Roland Rajah
Commentary
Indonesia's electricity play imperils national economic goals
'The generation plan could unnerve investors and leave private operators on hook for state equity.' Originally published in the Nikkei Asian Review.Matthew Busch
Xi Jinping's moment
Analyses
Xi Jinping's moment
Xi Jinping, a politically daring, economically cautious, Chinese leader is certain to win a second five-year term at the 19th Party Congress, but his harsh line…
'Tweets aside, US North Korea strategy is working'
Commentary
'Tweets aside, US North Korea strategy is working'
Originally published in The Australian (Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland/Flickr) Alan Dupont
Neither friend nor foe: Pakistan, the United States and the war in Afghanistan
Analyses
Neither friend nor foe: Pakistan, the United States and the war in Afghanistan
The Trump administration's Afghanistan policy suggests that the United States will exert greater pressure on Pakistan, but no amount of US foreign assistance…
Commentary
Why Kevin Rudd is wrong about Aung San Suu Kyi
Originally published in the Sydney Morning Herald. Aaron L Connelly
Managing economic risk in Asia: A strategy for Australia
Analyses
Managing economic risk in Asia: A strategy for Australia
Australia can use its economic diplomacy to manage economic risks in the region, and should engage with the International Monetary Fund and regional partners to close gaps in…