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Is Australian Sovereignty at Risk amid Torrent of Chinese Investment?
Australian exposure to Chinese investment is in actual fact limited and that Australian government and authorities have not hesitated to act in cases where Chinese investment have raised national security concerns.
2017/07/09 | Henrik Selin.
Trump’s Exit of Paris Climate Accord Strengthens China and Europe
On global climate change cooperation and a growing number of other foreign policy issues, American exceptionalism now increasingly means that the United States stands largely alone in the world.
2016/11/03 | Ajey Lele
China’s Space Station Ambitions
There is a strong possibility that, after 2024, the Chinese station will be the only space station in orbit.
2016/11/11 | Shashank Joshi
What Donald Trump means for India
'Donald Trump is not an unknown quantity (no-one with 34,000 tweets could be described as such) but many of his views on Asia are glib, erratic, or extreme.
2016/11/18 | Crispin Rovere
Trump’s Foreign Policy: America First, Not America Only
Foreign policy specialists have made some dire predictions about a Trump presidency. Crispin Rovere disagrees with many of them.
2017/03/01 | Peter Rutland
The Petty Bargain: Trump, Putin and the Future of US-Russia Relations
The annexation of Crimea showed that the most reliable way to ensure a surge of popularity for Putin is foreign policy adventurism. More surprises may be in store.
2017/03/14 | Vasabjit Banerjee
The New India-US Foreign Policy: Dual Audiences and Track II Diplomacy
Can India use existing foreign policy channels, including behind-the-scenes Track II diplomacy, to stabilize and enhance Indo-U.S. relations?
2017/03/23 | Crispin Rovere
Dear Foreign Policy Elite: You’re Obsolete
Foreign policy elite who have been criticizing US. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for his rejection of 'protocol' should focus on his achievements on issues affecting US interests instead.
2017/03/29 | Michael Reilly
Confucianism, Morality and Chinese Diplomacy
Without a moral underpinning to its actions, China will struggle to build influence where it most needs it.
2017/06/15 | Shixin Ivy Zhang
China's New Foreign Correspondents Go Into the Fray
Chinese foreign correspondents and war correspondents may be a major force and agents in China’s soft power public diplomacy. But being Chinese does not bring many benefits to practicing journalists.
2017/09/18 | Dongxiao Chen
The Dangers of Flip-flopping on North Korea
The security situation on the Korean peninsula seems to be moving further away from Beijing’s preferred objectives.
2017/10/03 | Anne-Marie Brady
Resisting China’s Magic Weapon
Foreign influence activities (of any state) can only thrive if public opinion in the state being influenced tolerates them.
Philippines Foreign Policy under President Duterte
Philippines foreign policy under President Duterte has strengthened relations with Japan and appeared to tack away from the U.S., but the reality is more nuanced.