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Australia and Southeast Asia: Australia needs a new plan
Reform of Australia’s relations with Southeast Asia requires fundamental change in the political interests driving the Southeast Asian agenda within Australia.
Indonesia’s pandemic foreign policy: Between pragmatism and Jokowi’s legacy
Jakarta seems to be playing a long game: keeping the great powers from outright conflict while reaping as many benefits as possible.
Biden’s China policy following the US withdrawal from Afghanistan
The impacts on perceptions of US power in the Indo-Pacific are now unavoidably tied to the botched US withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Fear, honour and interests: Cooperation, competition and contestation and Australia’s engagement in the Indo-Pacific
The combination of great power contestation, coupled with governance and environmental challenges points to the need for visionary management by Australia.
WEBINAR: The case for feminist foreign policy in Asia
Feminist foreign policy is an approach which places gender equality as the central goal of foreign policy, in recognition that gender equality is a predictor of peaceful and flourishing societies.