Anna Samson


A ‘friendly elephant’ in the room? The strategic foundations of China’s multilateral engagement in Asia

This article examines the link between China's grand strategy and its participation in multilateral organisations in Asia. It argues that Chinese multilateralism arises because multilateral organisations provide a highly effective mechanism for China to achieve its strategic objectives and not indicative of a more fundamental...

Deportees' fate shows there's no solution in the Pacific

Advocates of justice for asylum-seekers and refugees were justifiably relieved when the Government was forced to withdraw its proposed amendments to the Migration Act - amendments that would have seen any asylum-seeker arriving by boat in Australia being deported to Nauru to be processed. However...