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Melbourne Asia Review is an initiative of the Asia Institute. Any inquiries about Melbourne Asia Review should be directed to the Managing Editor, Cathy Harper.

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Australia and Southeast Asia: Australia needs a new plan 

  • Honorary Professorial Fellow Richard Robison,

Reform of Australia’s relations with Southeast Asia requires fundamental change in the political interests driving the Southeast Asian agenda within Australia.

Many Asian nations are experiencing a revival of religion in public and political life

  • Professor Azyumardi Azra,

Religion is returning to public and political life in many Asian countries contrary to predictions about the inevitable decline of religion due to modernisation.

INTERVIEW: Women play a key role in preventing geopolitical conflict and the success of peacekeeping initiatives

  • Natasha Stott Despoja AO,

The lives of civilians, particularly women, are often overlooked in relation to the impact of geopolitical competition.

Out of balance: Central Asia enters the post-Western era

  • Professor Alexander Cooley,

Russian and Chinese-led regional security organisations are providing the bulk of governance and order in the absence of the US and its allies.

The sources and prospects of U.S.-China security competition

  • Professor Robert Ross,

Mutual restraint will be necessary to prevent a continued spiral of tension and increased risk of war.