Contributors – The Centre for Independent Studies

David Martin Jones


Featured Publication

  • Between Two Worlds. Australian Foreign Policy Responses to New and Old Security Dilemmas 23 October 2005 | OP97
    Australian foreign policy is entering an era of complexity and strategic uncertainty.  Globalisation has spawned the rise of new threats in the form of transnational crime syndicates smuggling drugs, people and weapons together with transnational terrorists specialising in asymmetric warfare. …...
    Australian foreign policy is entering an era of complexity and strategic uncertainty.  Globalisation has spawned the rise of new threats in the form of transnational crime syndicates smuggling drugs, people and weapons together with transnational terrorists specialising in asymmetric warfare. …
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Publications

  • Between Declarations and Dreams – China, US Foreign Policy and Southeast Asia 12 March 2018
    Xi Jinping’s ‘China Dream’ of regional if not eventual Eurasian hegemony converges in Southeast Asia.
    Xi Jinping’s ‘China Dream’ of regional if not eventual Eurasian hegemony converges in Southeast Asia.
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  • Donald Trump and the New Jacksonians 16 March 2017
    A resurgent Jacksonianism and ‘America first’ unilateralism could lead to a new US game plan in the Asia Pacific.
    A resurgent Jacksonianism and ‘America first’ unilateralism could lead to a new US game plan in the Asia Pacific.
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  • The Art of the Politically Possible 12 December 2016
    Pragmatism is key to evaluating trade options for post-Brexit Britain.
    Pragmatism is key to evaluating trade options for post-Brexit Britain.
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  • It’s Not ‘Them’, It’s ‘Us’ (continued) 27 June 2016
    Caroline Fourest’s In Praise of Blasphemy: Why Charlie Hebdo Is Not ‘Islamophobic’
    Caroline Fourest’s In Praise of Blasphemy: Why Charlie Hebdo Is Not ‘Islamophobic’
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  • It’s Not ‘Them’, It’s ‘Us’ 18 April 2016
    Michel Houellebecq’s Submission Reviewed by David Martin Jones
    Michel Houellebecq’s Submission Reviewed by David Martin Jones
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  • COMMENT: Regional Illusion and Its Aftermath 29 May 2003
    Events since 1997 have exposed the engagement orthodoxy as wishful thinking. Under its influence, Australian foreign policy came to depict 'Asia' as an all-or-nothing project. The Howard government has broken with this orthodoxy to pursue a more pragmatic, realistic and balanced policy towards the diverse states that comprise what Gareth…...
    Events since 1997 have exposed the engagement orthodoxy as wishful thinking. Under its influence, Australian foreign policy came to depict 'Asia' as an all-or-nothing project. The Howard government has broken with this orthodoxy to pursue a more pragmatic, realistic and balanced policy towards the diverse states that comprise what Gareth…
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