1. Preserving Peace as China Rises II: Preparing for a Post-American Asian Order

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 01 Sep 2014 | Foreign Policy Analysis

    With US leadership unable to guarantee peace and security in the Indo-Pacific this century, the region will need to transition... Read More...

  2. Preserving Peace as China Rises I

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 13 Mar 2014 | Foreign Policy Analysis

    Inventive foreign policy that can simultaneously reassure the Indo-Pacific’s established powers and accommodate Chinese... Read More...

  3. Future Submarine Project Should Raise Periscope for Another Look

    Simon Cowan | 24 Oct 2012 | Policy Monographs

    Australia should not spend $40 billion to repeat the mistakes of the Collins Class submarine. Nuclear submarines, such as... Read More...

  4. Unrealised Potential: India’s ‘Soft Power’ Ambition in Asia

    John Lee | 30 Jun 2010 | Foreign Policy Analysis

    This paper makes the argument that India’s enormous ‘soft power’ potential in Asia is based on the fact that a rising... Read More...

  5. The importance of India: restoring sight to Australia’s strategic blind spot

    John Lee | 05 Nov 2009 | Foreign Policy Analysis

    The paper traces the rise of ‘strategic India’ in Asia, the significance of the remarkable improvement in the US-India... Read More...

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Opinion & Commentary

  1. Beijing’s hypocrisy on Ukraine discredits Chinese foreign policy

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 11 Feb 2015 | Business Spectator

    Last week’s three-way meeting between the Russian, Indian and Chinese foreign ministers in Beijing offered a stark lesson ... Read More

  2. A cultural revolution to celebrate

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 27 Oct 2012 | The Spectator

    In a very real sense, Australia is already Asian.... Read More

  3. Pakistan a Chinese pawn to stall India

    John Lee | 19 Jul 2011 | The Australian

    AT the Shangri-La Dialogue meeting of defence ministers in Singapore last month, Indian Defence Minister Pallam Raju was ... Read More

  4. Missing the woods for the trees

    John Lee | 21 Jun 2011 | The Hindustan Times

    China won't be happy if India becomes an Asia power.... Read More

  5. Watch out for Russian wild card in Asia-Pacific

    John Lee | 29 Dec 2010 | The Australian

    Russia is pulling out all the stops to court India to maintain its position in Asia's future balance of power.... Read More

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  1. Economic liberals should exercise caution in their praise of Narendra Modi

    Trisha Jha | 28 Nov 2014

    Much has been made about Mr Modi’s ‘pro-business’ stance, but developments thus far suggest that enthusiasts of economic ...

  2. Half-baked language policy is al dente

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 02 Nov 2012

    White Paper is a triumph for commonsense as a false victory for the Asia literacy lobby....

  3. Importing Australia’s Asia literacy

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 07 Sep 2012

    Extra spending to improve Asia literacy is unnecessary because Australia is already well-positioned to prosper as power moves ...

  4. Missing the point with silly questions

    Sara Hudson | 26 Aug 2011

    To properly evaluate income management we need to look beyond people’s perspectives of it and explore whether or not it ...

  5. Look beyond the 'Con Games' for India's potential

    John Lee | 24 Sep 2010

    The Indian government is in crisis mode following the disastrous lead-up to the Commonwealth Games, which begins next month ...

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