Foreign policy

The 'Belt and Road Initiative' and comparative regional productivity in China

We study potential internal effects of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. These effects may occur sooner than the international effects, since they face no...

Framing Sino‐American military relations: the power and problem of perception in preventing geostrategic security cooperation between China and the United States

Sino‐American relations are composed of a complex field of factors that have influenced both cooperation and confrontation between the Chinese and...

The concept of ‘Community of Common Destiny’ in China's diplomacy: meaning, motives and implications

‘Community of common destiny’, a new concept in China’s diplomacy, has been increasingly used by the Chinese government, especially President Xi Jinping,...

Aid policy and Australian public opinion

Since 2013, Australian aid has been reduced and increasingly focused on delivering benefits to Australia. Motivated by these changes, this paper fills...

How does China–Pakistan Economic Corridor show the limitations of China's ‘One Belt One Road’ model

Under ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative, China has introduced a new model of economic development of cross‐continental connectivity. With all its promising...

Two‐level games and Australia's defence procurement: the case of land‐based anti‐ship missiles

As a country largely free of the corruption that bedevils the defence procurement of many of Australia’s Asian neighbours, it is generally assumed that...

North Korea's human rights insecurity: state image management in the Post-UN COI era

The 2014 report of the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea marked a watershed moment in international awareness and action...

India's approaches to the South China Sea: priorities and balances

The research inquiries into New Delhi’s current approaches to Maritime Asia regional security in general and the South China Sea from the perspective of...

Strategic culture and Indonesian maritime security

Strategic culture plays a significant role in shaping current practices of maritime security in Indonesia. Rooted in the history and experiences of the...

Contemporary Thailand–Japan economic relations: what falling Japanese investment reveals about Thailand's deep, global competition, state in the context of shifting regional orders

This article centres on the nature of the Thai state amid a shifting global economic environment, examining it through the lens of foreign direct...

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