Simon Smith


Australia and South Korea: middle power cooperation and Asian security

A more comprehensive strategic relationship between South Korea and Australia may be of increasing value given the tectonic shifts in our region, argues this report. Authored by Carl Ungerer and Simon Smith, this report provides a clear-eyed assessment of the small but productive role that...
Discussion paper

Strait thinking: China-Taiwan relations under Ma Ying-jeou

This week marks the second anniversary of Ma Ying-jeou’s victory in the 2008 Taiwanese presidential election. In the period since Ma’s inauguration relations between Taiwan and China have improved markedly. There are clear signs that the two parties are taking small but vital steps towards...