Putting the pandemic in perspective
Fareed Zakaria’s new book tells of tiny moments that have led to massive change, writes John West.
What Does the Quad Summit Signal for US’s Relationships with Asian Countries?
The recent Quad summit was President Biden’s first major foreign policy initiative.
Is this still going to be the Asian century?
After much optimism over the past two decades, COVID-19 has raised several question marks over the region’s march to prosperity, writes John West.
Book Review: US Strategy in the Asian Century – Empowering Allies and Partners
The United States is a country that has lost its way in the emerging Asian Century. The new administration will face some daunting challenges in developing an effective strategy for the Asian Century.
Once again, Glen Robinson, our contributing partner, has some thought-provoking ideas for us all to consider. It's very much worth the read!
China's rise exposes the 'myth' of the liberal global order
Why do we hear so much about the liberal global order, when the truth is, it never existed? It was never a global order and it was not liberal, argues Stan Grant.
What does a Biden win mean for Asia?
Joe Biden will reverse America’s isolationist approach to global relations, but there will be domestic challenges to deal with first, argues John West.
Keep RCEP in perspective
But despite its evident upsides, RCEP is not going to be a game changer, writes Stephen Olson.
Australia's security partnership with the US
Glen Robinson explores some thorny questions about Australia's security partnership with the US.
Does America (Still) Want to Lead the Free World?
Once again, Julian Lindley-French provides a thought-provoking article.
America's geopolitical quagmire
The US has made a giant mess of much of its foreign policy since the end of the Cold War three decades ago.
Book Review: Global Energy Politics
Despite recent advances in renewable energy production, we still live in a fossil-fuel driven civilisation. Global energy challenges remain deeply political.
Covid-19 And The Turbulent History Of Globalization
There is perhaps no time like the present for reflecting on globalization, the buzzword of the century, but a word that may now be under threat, writes John West.
AUSTRALIA’S INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ENGAGEMENT 2019
With disruption and rethinking prompted by the Covid-19 Virus, Australia’s commercial linkage with the global community will change significantly, writes Glen Robinson.
Time for middle power global leadership?
An alliance of middle powers might be the best bet for new global leadership, as both the US and China have lost credibility through the COVID-19 pandemic, but will they step up asks John West
Australia's military in a more difficult strategic environment
Australia's military muscles up for a more difficult strategic environment, reports John West.
COVID-19 a grim reminder that international cooperation needs to step up. Now
The COVID-19 crisis has struck a divided and fragile world, and exacerbated divisions writes John West.
Australian Corporate Tax To 2018
Glen Robinson rejects the claim that Australia needs to reduce the headline tax rate to remain “competitive”.
The Normal Economy is Never Coming Back
We are now in the midst of a very long and difficult transition from lockdown to a return to normal, according to Laurence Boone, Chief Economist at the Paris-based OECD.
Australia, a Covid-19 “gold star” ... for the moment
Australia’s management of the Covid-19 pandemic has been excellent. But the country still faces enormous challenges in reviving the economy and society, writes John West.
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