Is Taiwan the Next Hong Kong?
In their Foreign Affairs' article, Michael Green and Evan Medeiros argue that China is Testing the Limits of Impunity.
Geopolitics in a post-pandemic world -- Podcast
Neither the US nor China have come out of Covid-19 very well. We need more time to work out who comes out on top, if either indeed do. They are both losers at the moment.
Vietnam's Success in Containing COVID-19
Vietnam's Success in Containing COVID-19 Offers Roadmap for Other Developing Countries according to the IMF
Book Review: Hidden Hand
The Chinese Communist Party’s global influence operations are undermining Western democratic institutions, as highlighted in the "Hidden Hand", writes John West.
Common Challenges on Global Ground: India-Australia Relations
The future has never been brighter for India-Australia relations argues 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.
Book Review: China–North Korea Relations: Between Development and Security
China’s developmental peace approach to North Korea reads like a soft carrot and stick approach, writes 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.
The end of Hong Kong as we know it
Beijing is killing the goose that laid the golden egg, as it imposes its own national security law on Hong Kong, writes John West.
China: Power, Payback and Statecraft
The Great Twenty-First Century Power ‘game’ is afoot, writes Julian Lindley-French.
Who will 'Win' COVID-19?
Whilst COVID-19 is not a war, it could well come to be seen as the pivotal battle in a much wider and longer strategic ‘war’ for strategic dominance writes Julian Lindley-French.
ANALYSIS COVID-19: The Silk Road Pandemic
The 2020 COVID-19 crisis will do much to shape international relations in the twenty-first century, and not for the better, writes Julian Lindley-French.
Chinese Europe: Belt, Road and Chains?
Europeans tempted by BRI must be under no illusions that over time the belt will gradually tighten and the road will begin to lead to political and strategic subjugation, writes Julian Lindley-French.
5D Warfare and China's 5G Digital Silk Road
China’s Silk Road policy is an unashamed attempt to compete with the West and extend its influence writes Julian Lindley-French.
Haunted by Chaos: China’s Grand Strategy from Mao Zedong to Xi Jinping
By most accounts, China has behaved badly through the COVID-19 pandemic. Fascinating insights can be derived about China’s present behaviour by looking into its past, writes John West.
A disaster under-(re)insurance puzzle: Home bias in disaster risk-bearing
Hiro Ito and Robert N. McCauley find that individual economies share the cost of natural disasters to a surprisingly small extent.
United States Strategic Approach to The People's Republic of China
America's strategic approach to China reads like a declaration of a new Cold War, writes John West.
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.
Xi Jinping’s China: The Backlash
Richard McGregor's book of less than one year ago, “Xi Jinping: The Backlash”, may have rapidly grown in relevance thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, writes John West.
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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