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Demographic change in the Asian Century: implications for Australia and the region

Declining fertility and mortality rates in the second half of the twentieth century have led to the twenty-first century being characterised as the...

Australia in the Asian Century

The White Paper on Australia in the Asian Century, published in 2012, argued that fundamental policy and attitudinal changes would be required if...

How are foreign policy decisions made in China?

The growing number of actors involved in China’s international activities has led to fractured authority in foreign policy decision-making. Actors vie for...

Indonesia's ‘Great Power’ aspirations: a critical view

Indonesia is readying itself for a return to a diplomatic assertiveness not seen since the early 1960s. Partly, this reflects the approach of 0050...

Assessing Indonesia's normative influence: wishful thinking or hidden strength

This article takes a critical stance on Indonesia’s normative influence. Whilst normative influence does help explain why Indonesia matters beyond the...

Strategic choices in Myanmar's transition and Myanmar's national security policies

Since 2011, Myanmar’s leaders have concentrated on ensuring the success of their overall political transition, given the expectations created after the ...

Anticipating the struggle against everyday impunity in Myanmar through accounts from Bangladesh and Thailand

Work done internationally to address impunity concentrates on removing blanket amnesties and establishing commissions of inquiry into past atrocities....

Inside Myanmar's turbulent transformation

Since constitutional government began in 2011, Myanmar’s shift from an entrenched military regime has drawn wide interest from policy analysts. This...

New prospects in regional health governance: migrant workers' health in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has potential in creating regional health governance frameworks. Yet in light of the ASEAN Economic...

Northeast Asia's new ‘history spiral’

The remembered history of the Second World War continues to infect contemporary relations between China and its Northeast Asian neighbours. This article...

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