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Turning point? Putin, Xi, and the Russian invasion of Ukraine
Analyses
Turning point? Putin, Xi, and the Russian invasion of Ukraine
Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has exposed the limitations of the Sino–Russian partnership.
Analyses
China's economic statecraft: turning wealth into power
China today is using economic statecraft more frequently, more assertively, and in more diverse fashion than ever before. Yet fears of Chinese economic coercion should not be…
Drug trafficking in the Pacific Islands: The impact of transnational crime
Analyses
Drug trafficking in the Pacific Islands: The impact of transnational crime
The Pacific has become a lucrative drug corridor, driven by cartels, criminal organisations, and local gangs. Regional states and traditional partners must act rapidly and…
Big data and national security: A guide for Australian policymakers
Analyses
Big data and national security: A guide for Australian policymakers
Data abundance, digital connectivity, and ubiquitous technology are redefining national security and the way governments protect individual rights and freedoms. This Analysis…
Analyses
Judicious ambition: international policy priorities for the new Australian Government
In this new Lowy Institute Analysis, a number of Lowy Institute experts outline what they believe should be some key international priorities for the new Australian Government…
The internet of things: China’s rise and Australia’s choices
Analyses
The internet of things: China’s rise and Australia’s choices
The digital networks of East and Southeast Asia are increasingly dominated by China’s tech, creating social, economic, and security challenges that must be managed
Lines blurred: Chinese community organisations in Australia
Analyses
Lines blurred: Chinese community organisations in Australia
Examining the impact of Australia’s foreign interference debate and Beijing’s reach in Chinese-Australian community organisations.
China, climate politics and COP26
Analyses
China, climate politics and COP26
Success at the Glasgow climate change conference relies on China accelerating its energy transition, and the United States and other rich countries making an effective alternative…
Translating Tension: Chinese-language media in Australia
Analyses
Translating Tension: Chinese-language media in Australia
A new report into Australia’s Chinese-language media content examines the news landscape of one of the country’s largest diaspora communities.