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Reinforcing Indonesia–Australia defence relations: The case for maritime recalibration
Analyses
Reinforcing Indonesia–Australia defence relations: The case for maritime recalibration
A maritime realignment of Australia–Indonesia defence relations could shape the broader Indo-Pacific security architecture and provide an additional strategic hedge for…
Going legit? The foreign policy of Vladimir Putin
Analyses
Going legit? The foreign policy of Vladimir Putin
Putin’s foreign policy will remain grounded in long-standing assumptions about Russia, the West, and international order.
Indonesia's economy: Between growth and stability
Analyses
Indonesia's economy: Between growth and stability
Indonesia has much economic potential but the trade-off between growth and stability continues to bind its growth ambitions.
ASEAN–Australia relations: The suitable status quo
Analyses
ASEAN–Australia relations: The suitable status quo
Australia’s dialogue partner relationship with ASEAN is more suitable for Australian interests in Southeast Asia than the idea of ASEAN membership.
Unregulated population migration and other future drivers of instability in the Pacific
Analyses
Unregulated population migration and other future drivers of instability in the Pacific
Potential drivers of unregulated population migration in the Pacific Islands require attention from regional governments including Australia. Rita Parker
“Americanism, not globalism”: President Trump and the American mission
Analyses
“Americanism, not globalism”: President Trump and the American mission
President Trump may be unwittingly preparing the United States for the end of American global hegemony.
Getting Singapore in shape: Economic challenges and how to meet them
Analyses
Getting Singapore in shape: Economic challenges and how to meet them
Without bold adjustments, Singapore’s extraordinary economic performance may prove difficult to sustain.
Instability in the Pacific Islands: A status report
Analyses
Instability in the Pacific Islands: A status report
Domestic developments in the Pacific Island states matter more than ever to Australia. Stewart Firth
Trump, Kim and the North Korean nuclear missile melodrama
Analyses
Trump, Kim and the North Korean nuclear missile melodrama
The Trump–Kim summit is a distinct new phase in the dramatic cycle that defines the North Korea nuclear issue and the peninsula’s highly theatrical brand of geopolitics. Euan…